NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Buck, an integrated HR and benefits consulting, administration, and technology services firm, today announced that Ravi Mehta has been appointed head of strategy and M&A at Buck. Mehta joins the executive leadership team to help design Buck's strategic direction and pursue acquisitions that support its long-term financial goals.
Previously, Mehta was Managing Director at Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) in the Strategy and Corporate Development group. In this capacity, he was responsible for leading the development and execution of acquisitions and divestitures globally across Mercer's HR services portfolio.
Mehta joined MMC in 2007 from Galt & Company, a boutique management consulting firm, where he specialized in corporate revitalizations for Fortune 500 companies. Prior to Galt, he was a CPA in the Capital Markets group at PricewaterhouseCoopers. During his 11+ years at MMC, Ravi executed a wide range of acquisitions and investments in human capital management, investment management, employee health and benefits, and P&C insurance brokerage.
"We are excited to welcome Ravi to the company at such an exciting time," said Jack Freker, Chief Executive Officer of Buck. "New services and transformational technologies are important elements of our go forward plan, and Ravi's industry expertise and proven track record developing, negotiating, and executing deals will be instrumental to expanding our offerings and accelerating our growth."
"Buck has a deep brand heritage, culture of excellence, longstanding client relationships, and a significant opportunity for continued growth and expansion," said Mehta. "I'm excited to leverage our industry-leading capabilities and technology solutions to introduce a broader spectrum of services that anticipate the evolving needs of our clients."
Mehta earned his BS in Finance and Accounting from New York University's Stern School of Business. He is an active volunteer for Streetwise Partners, a non-profit mentoring program aimed at securing stable employment for low-income individuals.
Buck is an integrated HR and benefits consulting, administration, and technology services provider. Headquartered in New York City, with global operations, Buck is focused on helping its clients realize the best organizational performance for their business while driving positive health, wealth and career outcomes for their people. For additional information, visit www.buck.com.
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