Mercer is promoting Louis Gagnon, its chief executive officer for Canada, to U.S. and Canada region president, with Jaqui Parchment moving into his former role.

“A thriving U.S. and Canada region is crucial to our overall performance as a firm, and Louis’s extensive experience makes him ideal for this position,” said Martine Ferland, Mercer’s group president, in a press release. “His proven success in commercializing new solutions, inspiring colleagues and driving profitable growth will ensure that we are bringing our innovative thinking and full capabilities to clients.”

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With 30 years at Mercer, Gagnon previously held several leadership positions in the U.S., including numerous global sales and innovation roles. Parchment moves into her new role after serving as Mercer’s Toronto office leader. Previously, she also led the organization’s Canadian investments business and served as a client manager for numerous local and multinational clients.

“Jaqui’s leadership, grounded in her significant experience across our business, will position our team for continued success in Canada,” said Gagnon. “Her track record of anticipating and meeting diverse client needs will ensure we continue to delight our clients with our full suite of ideas and solutions.”

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