02. December 2015

Switzerland, Zuerich

Erik Helsen supports Mercer Switzerland as Global Account Manager and Corporate Advisor effective December 1, 2015. In this role, he will advise multinational corporations in Switzerland regarding Mercers global services and solutions.

Erik Helsen joins Mercer from Swiss Life International, where he was responsible for Europe and Latin America as Vice President and Head Sales within the Corporate Clients Unit. Before, he held a variety of management and sales roles at Swiss Life International and AIG Global Network. He has more than 15 years of experience in International Employee Benefits and holds a Master in Insurances from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium.

„With my role at Mercer, I’m opening an exciting new chapter”, comments Erik Helsen. “I very much look forward to advising multinational corporations on our global solutions so that they can get the best out of their investment in their people.”

“Erik Helsen has extensive professional expertise and knows exactly what our multinational clients need”, says Martin Haep, Client Growth Leader at Mercer Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Catherine Schoendorff, CEO at Mercer Switzerland, adds: “I’m convinced that he will significantly contribute to our success as a business.”

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