Mercer, a global consulting firm has appointed Mustafa Faizani, a 10 year Mercer veteran as Market Leader and CEO for its IMETA region comprising of India, the Middle East, Turkey and Africa. He will also serve as CEO of Mercer UAE.
In his current role, Faizani will focus on building Mercer’s capabilities in this critical growth market to deliver innovative products and solutions, provide high-quality client service and profitably grow the business.
“We have invested significant resources in these countries to deliver advanced solutions that help our clients succeed and make a positive difference in people’s lives,” said David Anderson, President, Growth Markets Region, Mercer. He further added, “We believe each of these countries is poised for significant growth. Under Faizani’s leadership, our teams will partner with our clients to build sustainable, high-powered, people-focused businesses that succeed by preparing today to meet tomorrow’s needs and opportunities.”
Faizani joined Mercer in 2007 and directed financial management functions in the US business units. He has served as CFO of Mercer’s Growth Markets Region since 2012. Earlier this year he took on the additional responsibility of Business Operations Leader for the region. He started his career as a Senior Investment Analyst at a capital management firm before moving to a California-based bank where he held the role of Vice President and Consultant for Retirement Plan Services.
“We are pleased that we can promote someone of Faizani’s caliber and experience from within our organization to this important leadership role,” Anderson said.
Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. With more than 20,000 employees based in 43 countries, the firm operates in over 140 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), a global professional services firm offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and people.