President, Health, and Mercer Marsh Benefits International Leader
Hervé Balzano is Mercer’s President, Health, and Mercer Marsh Benefits International Leader.
He brings more than 20 years of experience in insurance, reinsurance and professional services, having led and transformed international business across both mature and emerging markets, with a specific focus on solving client needs and delivering sustainable growth and value creation.
Most recently, Hervé served as global CEO of Credit & Lifestyle Protection at AXA Partners and previously, as Head of Employee Benefits for AXA’s US business and CEO of MAXIS GBN, a unique partnership between AXA and MetLife.
Hervé holds a master’s degree in international economics and finance from Paris University at Sorbonne; a master’s degree in banking, finance and insurance from Paris University at Nanterre; and an MBA from Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM) in Paris.
Hervé takes pride in the work Mercer does, focusing on collaboration as a team, having a purpose and making a real difference in people’s lives. As a leader, he is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace and giving people trust, freedom and authority.