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Join us in welcoming Martine Ferland, President and CEO of Mercer, as she shares her story and lends valuable insight on the importance of mentorship.
We are pleased to be welcoming Martine Ferland, President and CEO of Mercer and Vice-Chair of Marsh & McLennan Companies, on October 20th, 2020 at 6 PM EST for a virtual Meet the Executive event, brought to you by the FACC NY Women in Business Committee.
This Meet the Executive event will touch upon the importance of Mentorship as the FACC launches its inaugural cohort for the Women in Business Mentoring program this fall. In this intimate discussion, Martine will share with the audience some of the obstacles she has overcome as a female executive, her guiding principals, and experiences that have helped shape her career.
MEET THE EXECUTIVE SPEAKER
Martine Ferland is President and Chief Executive Officer of Mercer, a $5 billion global leader in redefining the world of work, reshaping retirement and investment outcomes, and unlocking real health and well-being. She also serves as Vice-Chair of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), Mercer's parent and the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people.
Martine leads Mercer’s 25,000 colleagues in providing trusted advice and solutions to build healthier and more sustainable futures for our clients, colleagues, and communities. She is passionate about working with clients to solve their toughest challenges of today and tomorrow, and in leading purposefully through sustainable growth to create a better society and provide better outcomes for people. Martine is often asked to express her views on diversity and inclusion, sustainability, longevity, and workforce transformation through technology, and is one of Mercer’s most engaged leaders in charitable outreaches. She also is active in Mercer’s global volunteering program, Mercer Cares, which partners with organizations to create high-impact initiatives in education, disaster preparedness and recovery.
Prior to Mercer, Martine spent 25 years with Willis Towers Watson, where she held leadership positions in North America and Asia. Martine earned a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science from Laval University in Quebec and is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and the Canadian Institute of Actuaries.
Select Interviews & Articles:
- Yahoo Finance: Why Building a Sustainable and Inclusive Workforce is Good for Business
- World Economic Forum: 3 Leaders on Creating a Pipeline for Female Talent in Business
- LinkedIn Articles by Martine
Please note, registration will close on October 20, 2020, at 5:30 PM EDT.
October 20th, 2020 6:00 PM through 7:00 PM