Mercer Appoints Siddhartha Gupta as India President


USUS-based consulting firm Mercer announced the appointment of Siddhartha Gupta as its new India President. With earlier stints as Chief Executive Officer of Mercer Mettl, he brings formidable experience and expertise for the new role.

In an expression of excitement, Mr. Gupta said it would be a distinct privilege for him to lead Mercer's renewed efforts toward entrenching itself as the trusted partner for any organization looking to unlock its full workforce potential. He expressed his passion for delivering exceptional value with the talented teams at Mercer.

He will report directly to Sanjay Kedia, the Chief Executive Officer of Marsh McLennan India. Gupta will also integrate into the leadership teams overseeing Marsh McLennan and Mercer across the India, Middle East, and Africa region.

Sanjay Kedia lauded Gupta's leadership at Mercer Mettl, which had grown manifolds to become the largest Online Assessment Provider in India and one of the fast-growing HR and Ed-tech startups globally. He further said that under his leadership, Gupta has a proven track record of success with deep knowledge of the talent landscape, well-placed to drive innovation, and expand Mercer's footprint in India.

The appointment further underlines Mercer's overall strategic focus on strengthening its advisory services and broadening its influence in the critical markets. On Gupta's watch, this re-establishes a new vigor of re-dedication to high-value solutioning for clients across the region.