Mercer Hires International Consulting Group Leader

January 30, 2013 ( Kevin Dent joined Mercer’s Houston office as leader of its international consulting group (ICG) in the Central market.

Dent will focus on leading a team of consultants who work with multinational companies located in the Central market—including Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado and New Mexico. Mercer’s ICG helps clients manage the costs, risks and complexity of their benefit programs around the world.  

Dent has more than 28 years of benefit consulting and leadership experience.He joins Mercer from Towers Watson, where he most recently served as director of Consulting Services, International Consulting Group in the southeastern U.S. market.Prior to his time with Towers Watson, Dent held several benefit consulting roles of increasing responsibility with Mercer, Foster Higgins, Towers Perrin and Old Mutual (South Africa).  

Dent has a bachelor’s degree in Business Science from the University of Cape Town, South Africa, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries (UK) and an Associate of the Society of Actuaries (USA).