New DC Principal Named at Mercer

Chris Blair joined Mercer’s San Francisco office as a principal for the firm’s defined contribution (DC) adviser specialty practice.

Blair’s role will include providing advisory services to DC plan clients throughout the Northern California market. He will report to Christopher Renz, a Mercer partner and San Francisco health and benefits practice leader.

Blair joins Mercer from AUL/OneAmerica, where he led the firm’s Northern California retirement services office. Earlier in his career, Blair held leadership positions at The Principal Financial Group, Union Bank of California and Schwab Retirement Services. He earned a B.S. degree in business administration from the University of New Hampshire, and an M.B.A. in finance from Clark University.

Mercer, a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, is a global consulting firm providing talent, health, retirement and investment services to clients.