London, 13 January 2023
Mercer has announced the appointment of James Lewis as its new Chief Investment Officer in the UK, effective from 1 January 2023. Mr Lewis has assumed responsibility for the leadership and oversight of Mercer’s investment solutions and investment strategy for Mercer’s investment propositions in the UK market and sits on the UK Investment and the European and AMEA CIO Leadership teams.
Mr Lewis has held various senior roles at Mercer UK since joining the firm in 2010, most recently as its Head of Investment Strategy where he led the design and implementation of investment strategies for fiduciary management clients.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr Lewis said, “Recent market events have emphasised the importance of robust governance and effective implementation frameworks to respond effectively to investment opportunities and market challenges. We have a hugely talented investment team dedicated to providing solutions and advice to improve investment outcomes for our clients.”
“I look forward to leading our dynamic team as Chief Investment Officer and continuing to deliver the best of our global investment capabilities to our clients in the UK."
Mercer believes in building brighter futures by redefining the world of work, reshaping retirement and investment outcomes, and unlocking real health and well-being. Mercer’s approximately 25,000 employees are based in 43 countries and the firm operates in 130 countries. Mercer is a business of Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the world’s leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people, with 83,000 colleagues and annual revenue of over $20 billion. Through its market-leading businesses including Marsh, Guy Carpenter and Oliver Wyman, Marsh McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. For more information, visit mercer.com. Follow Mercer on LinkedIn and Twitter.