Mercer and DHR International Enter Into Mutually Beneficial Strategic Partnership

December 8, 2016 | MENA Herald

Mercer Middle East has entered into a strategic partnership with global executive search firm DHR International, with the mutually beneficial cooperation combining the strengths of both parties, to provide each partner’s customer bases with a respective set of benefits.

Under the terms of the agreement, DHR International will be responsible for providing assessment solutions for recruitment, career guidance, talent development and leadership for Mercer’s clients in Middle East, Turkey, India and Africa. The partnership will also see DHR International deliver expertise in executive recruitment, mid-management recruitment, leadership advisory, board assessment, board restructuring, and board recruitment.

As a global consulting leader in health, wealth and careers, Mercer Middle East will provide its general service capabilities in health, retirement and investment. The company will also deliver career-specific services including provision of rewards data and rewards survey compilation, rewards design, executive remuneration, performance management and competency design for DHR International clients in Africa, Turkey, India, and the Middle East. These career-related services further extend across career frameworks, succession planning, organisational design and HR transformation, workforce planning and analytics, employee engagement, wider talent strategy services and data.

Cameron Hannah, Senior Partner and Leader of Mercer’s Multinational Client Group (MCG) for Growth Markets said: “This partnership with DHR will enable both Mercer and DHR to bring a broader array of solutions to our respective clients.”

Ayman Haddad, Managing Partner, Middle East and Africa at DHR International said: “I am looking forward to the new DHR International and Mercer relationship. We are confident the new partnership will offer our clients a unique and comprehensive consulting and talent solution and will add value for both firms”.

Bringing the two firms services together will strengthen both companies’ offerings across a large number of emerging markets across the Middle East, Turkey, India and Africa.