Alison Bamford Appointed leader of mercer marsh benefits
alison bamford APPOINTED leader of mercer marsh benefitsTM
18 August, 2014
Auckland: Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management, today announced that it had appointed Alison Bamford as the New Zealand leader for the recently launched Mercer Marsh BenefitsTM.
Ms Bamford, who has worked in the medical and health industries for the last nine years, joins Mercer Marsh BenefitsTM from Metlifecare. She was previously the National Sales Manager with Southern Cross Health Society.
Commenting on her appointment, Ms Bamford said: “I’m delighted to be heading up the largest benefits brokerage and related advisory business in the New Zealand market. Bringing together Marsh’s strength in the insurance broking market and Mercer’s expertise in employee rewards and benefits will provide employers with considerable more choice in the employee benefits space.”
Country Head of Marsh, Grant Milne, added: “We are very fortunate to have someone with Alison’s industry experience to head up what is an exciting new venture for us. Being able to offer organisations a single source to manage the costs and complexities of employee benefits and health programmes, will help to provide them with a competitive advantage when retaining and recruiting new staff”.
Marsh is a global leader in insurance broking and risk management. We help clients succeed by defining, designing, and delivering innovative industry-specific solutions that help them effectively manage risk. We have approximately 27,000 colleagues working together to serve clients in more than 100 countries. Marsh is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), a global professional services firm offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy, and human capital. With more than 54,000 employees worldwide and approximately $12 billion in annual revenue, Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Guy Carpenter, a global leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary services; Mercer, a global leader in talent, health, retirement, and investment consulting; and Oliver Wyman, a global leader in management consulting. Follow Marsh on Twitter https://twitter.com/MarshGlobal .