Mercer Names Leader of ICG in Midwest

October 25, 2012 ( - James Davies was recently appointed Midwest leader of Mercer’s international consulting group (ICG), reporting to JP Provost, U.S. leader of the ICG.

Davies will focus on leading Mercer’s roster of consultants who work with multinational companies in the Midwest. Mercer’s ICG helps clients manage the costs, risks and complexity of their benefit programs around the world.  

Davies has more than 20 years of consulting experience. In 2004 he joined the Mercer Chicago-based ICG team as principal and senior international benefits consultant. He began his consulting career in 1991 with Bacon & Woodrow, where he eventually served as senior actuary and pension consultant in the firm’s Leeds office.  

Davies has an honors degree in mathematics from the University of Durham (UK) and is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries (UK).