Mercer Names Global DC Consulting Leader

April 5, 2011 ( - Mercer has appointed Dallas-based consultant Julie Humphries as the company’s new Global Defined Contribution (DC) Consulting Leader.

Humphries will lead the continuing global development and deployment of Mercer’s DC consulting services and intellectual capital, as well as develop and lead business and sales teams.   

She also will become a member of Mercer’s Retirement, Risk and Finance (RRF) Global Management Team, and will report to Simon O’Regan, Global Leader of Mercer’s Retirement, Risk and Finance business, and Asghar Alam, Global Leader of Mercer’s Investment Consulting business.   

According to a press release, Humphries most recently served as Mercer’s RRF Market Business Leader in the US Southwest/Southeast; she will retain this position until a successor is appointed.   

Humphries began her career at Mercer in 1990 and rejoined the firm in 2007 from Bank of America, where she held a variety of finance positions. She holds a Bachelor of Education degree from University of Georgia and a Master of Arts degree from Georgia State University.   

She also is an Associate in the Society of Actuaries and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.