Mercer Appoints U.S. Health & Benefits Region Leader

February 27, 2012 ( – Mercer appointed Sharon Cunninghis as U.S. health & benefits region leader.  

Cunninghis, who is an actuary and senior partner, works with a number of Mercer’s key clients to help them set program strategy for their healthcare and other welfare programs.

For the past several years she has led the business’ U.S. and global Consulting Segment, which focuses on the largest, most complex purchasers of healthcare and group benefits.  She will continue to be based in New York.

Cunninghis received a BS, cum laude, from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. She is an associate of the Society of Actuaries, a member of the American Academy of Actuaries and a member of the National Business Group on Health.