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Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth, and careers, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE: MMC), announced today that it has formed a strategic alliance with Vemo, a workforce analytics and planning software company. With this alliance, Vemo will provide the technology platform for the firm’s metrics and analytics solution that is currently provided by Mercer Analytics.

Vemo, which has been providing workforce solutions for more than ten years, focuses exclusively on workforce intelligence software and will enhance Mercer’s current offering of a reliable technology solution with ongoing product enhancements, content, and consultative support. This unique offering for clients combines Vemo’s state-of-the-art technology with Mercer’s leading consulting capabilities in Workforce Analytics.

“We are excited about this alliance as both firms share a passion for workforce analytics and excellent service delivery,” said Pat Tomlinson, North American Business Leader for Talent at Mercer. “Most importantly, we’re committed to providing clients with a solution that bundles analytics technology and expert advice to deliver user-friendly business relevant analytics to make informed workforce decisions.”

Said Peter Louch, CEO and Co-Founder of Vemo, “The methodology and approach to analytics and planning for both Mercer and Vemo aligns extremely well. Together, our companies will be able to offer clients a more comprehensive workforce analytics and planning solution that integrates technology and advisory services to create effective workforce strategies based on data.”

About Mercer

Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth and careers of their most vital asset – their people. Mercer’s more than 20,000 employees are based in 43 countries and the firm operates in over 140 countries.  Mercer 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 people. With annual revenue of $13 billion and 57,000 colleagues worldwide, Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Marsh, a leader in insurance broking and risk management; Guy Carpenter, a leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary services; and Oliver Wyman, a leader in management consulting. For more information, visit Follow Mercer on Twitter @MercerCanada.

About Vemo

Vemo was founded in 2005 and has consistently been recognized as a leading provider of workforce analytics and workforce planning technology. Using predictive analytics, Vemo's technology provides organizations the insight and metrics about historical, present and future workforce gaps. Vemo's technology delivers answers to the most critical questions about their talent - ensuring companies have the capability to manage crucial business priorities. Vemo’s consultative support helps organizations embed data-driven decision-making in their processes and achieve sustainable success with their workforce analytics and planning programs. For more information, visit Follow Vemo on Twitter @VemoSocial.