Philippe Burger joins Mercer as Organizational Transformation Leader

19 February 2024 2 min. read
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Global HR consulting firm Mercer has appointed Philippe Burger as Organizational Transformation Leader for its UK & Europe business.

Operating out of Paris, Philippe Burger oversees a team of experts across Europe that are dedicated to supporting workforce and human capital transformations.

Burger brings more than 30 years of experience in consulting, driving innovation, and growth in the areas of human resources, digitization, and organizational transformation. “I look forward to my new challenge and helping Mercer further expand its presence in the landscape.”

Philippe Burger joins Mercer as Organizational Transformation Leader

“We are at a time when technology is transforming the workforce and work itself at an unprecedented pace, which in turn is impacting the underlying skills needed to enable companies and their employees to thrive. I look forward to tackling these challenges head-on and to creating opportunities for our clients, building on Mercer’s strong reputation and leading position as a major provider of human resources transformation consulting services,” Burger continued.

Prior to joining Mercer, Burger was previously the Global Workforce Transformation practice leader of Deloitte, and Managing Partner in its Human Capital Advisory business. Before that, he led asset and liability investment strategy solutions at Calyon, a subsidiary of the Crédit Agricole. He started his career in 1996 at Willis Towers Watson in the Employee Benefits practice where he rose to Managing Partner level.

Commenting on the appointment, Sébastian Karwautz, Transformation Leader for Europe at Mercer, said: “Philippe's in-depth experience and extensive expertise in the fields of organizational transformation will enable Mercer to accelerate our development in human capital consulting with a unique level of excellence and innovation. We are extremely pleased to welcome him as a valuable addition to our leadership team.”

Globally, Mercer has approximately 25,000 employees in 40+ countries.