NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 28, 2018--In its annual survey of almost 9,000 practicing consultants in North America, the website Vault has ranked Mercer number one in Human Resources Consulting for the 16th consecutive year. Mercer is one of a select few organizations with such a long track record of leadership in its category, which places it among the gold standard of professional services firms.

“The recognition by our peers and competitors is a true testament to the continued success, hard work and dedication of our 23,000 colleagues around the world, who are committed to helping our clients advance the health, wealth, and career of their employees,” said Julio Portalatin, President and CEO of Mercer. “We remain vigilant about improving and enhancing the services and solutions we offer to meet the needs of our clients and to help them build their workforce for the future.”

Vault, a provider of career planning research for professionals and recent graduates, sources all of its rankings and reviews from surveys of verified practitioners. For the Consulting Practice Area Rankings, Vault asked consultants to vote for up to three firms (excluding their own) considered the best in each business focus area, including HR consulting, management consulting, economic consulting, and energy consulting.

The complete ranking of HR Consulting Practice Areas is found at the following URL: http://www.vault.com/company-rankings/consulting/best-firms-in-each-practice-area/?sRankID=81

Mercer was named one of the Most Prestigious Consulting Firms, in addition to being recognized in the categories of Operations Consulting, Health Care Consulting, Financial Consulting and Energy Consulting.

About Mercer

Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations meet the health, wealth and career needs of a changing workforce. Mercer’s more than 23,000 employees are based in 44 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With nearly 65,000 colleagues and annual revenue over $14 billion, through its market-leading companies including Marsh, Guy Carpenter and Oliver Wyman, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. For more information, visit www.mercer.com. Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.

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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA NEW YORK

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONSULTING HUMAN RESOURCES

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