André Maxnuk named Mercer’s leader for Latin America

18 January 2018 2 min. read
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International human resources consultancy Mercer has appointed André Maxnuk as regional leader for Latin America. Maxnuk will retain his position as CEO of the consulting firm's Mexico division.

Brazilian-born André Maxnuk has been selected to lead Mercer’s operations in Latin America. Mercer is one of the world's largest human resources consulting firms. The firm is also a worldwide leader in delivering human capital advice and technology-driven solutions in both the public and private sectors.

With more than 22,000 professionals worldwide, Mercer prides itself on the capability to build a safer and more rewarding future. After 70 years in business, the firm has established offices in 44 countries and has performed advisory work in over 130 countries. Mercer, a subsidiary of global professional services firm Marsh & McLennan Companies, generates annual revenue of $4.3 billion. The company was incorporated into Marsh & McLennan in 1959, which today boasts over 60,000 employees and a total global revenue of $13 billion.

André Maxnuk, Chief executive officer - Mercer

The HR consultancy intends to expand its presence in Latin America, where it already has over 600 professionals based across six countries. “Latin America is a critical part of the Mercer portfolio, and, like our clients, we are optimistic about the region’s improved economic outlook,” said Mercer’s President of Growth Markets, David Anderson.

“André takes on his expanded role at an exciting time for Mercer across Latin America. Under his leadership, we will continue to strengthen our position as a strategic partner for our clients and advocate for reforms and improvements to the healthcare and retirement savings/pension systems,” Anderson added.

Maxnuk joined Mercer in 1996, holding leadership positions in both Brazil and the United States before becoming CEO of Mexico three years ago. As part of his new role as Latin America head, Maxnuk is responsible for building business opportunities across the region and positioning the firm's brand as a global leader in market strategies. In the course of a distinguished career with Mercer lasting over 20 years, Maxnuk has helped solidify the firm as one of the leading HR consultancies in Latin America. 

“Mercer has an extraordinary opportunity to deliver differentiated value to some of the world’s most influential brands in Latin America,” said Maxnuk. “We will leverage our local expertise and global capabilities to keep providing innovative and market-focused solutions to shape the future of work for our clients across the region.”