Mercer Names Head of Consultant Relations

April 2, 2013 ( – Derrick Capps has been named head of consultant relations for Mercer's U.S. benefits administration business.

Capps will focus on strengthening Mercer’s relationships with third-party search consultants and will report to Kerry Sain, senior partner and U.S. sales leader, Outsourcing.

Capps has been with Mercer since 2009, first as an analyst for its retirement sales team and more recently as the leader of its RFP response team. Prior to Mercer, Capps worked at Wachovia Bank, where during a seven-year career he was a member of the consultant relations team and also managed a group of internal retirement administration sales associates.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in public relations from Virginia Tech University. 

“We are very pleased that Derrick has agreed to take on this critical role,” said Sain. “As Mercer continues to further build and strengthen our benefit administration capabilities and tools in support of our consulting solutions, we will look to Derrick to further develop our ability to serve clients and prospects via the vital search consultant channel.”