Mercer expands footprint in fast-growing Middle East region with the official opening of new office in Abu Dhabi
The expansion also sees extended services offered to clients across Health, Wealth and Career
Abu Dhabi, October 23, 2018 - Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth and career and a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), today announced that it has expanded its footprint in the Middle East with the opening of a new office in the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi.
Mercer has been established in the Middle East for more than 10 years and offers a wide range of regionally-tailored services and solutions to its clients. The expansion follows the strong demand for services from clients in the private and government sectors in Abu Dhabi and against the backdrop of key regional social and economic trends that are shaping HR and wealth management practices.
Mustafa Faizani, Chief Executive Officer of Mercer UAE and IMETA, said: “Expanding our presence in the UAE allows us to extend services to our clients in the region, while having a dedicated local office in Abu Dhabi makes us directly accessible. We have seen a rise in demand for career and wealth services in the capital, following the launch of the stimulus package for Abu Dhabi by his H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed. We believe the initiative will promote the creation of new businesses making talent acquisition and wealth management top of mind in the region.”
Mercer’s recent Global Talent Trends survey revealed that 78% of organizations expect an increase in competition for talent in the UAE. As such, organizations are looking to be ahead of shifts in the market in order to attract top talent. The company’s continued expansion in the regional will allow Mercer to proactively engage with the market, while delivering niche services to existing and prospective clients.
Mercer currently has offices in Dubai and Riyadh, providing clients across the Middle East with consultancy services to assist in meeting their needs. Mercer provides its customers with local expertise and insight into the ever-changing needs of organizations across all sectors, including in the fields of health, wealth and career.
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