Chicago, September 20, 2012
Mercer announced today that David Schweihs recently rejoined Mercer as a Principal and senior member of the newly formed Analytics and Measurement Solutions group within the Health and Benefits business a new position.
Mr. Schweihs will have a leadership role in linking data and analytics with practical application for clients and will also be responsible for shaping new reporting models and approaches that support high-performing provider networks. Mr. Schweihs reports to Lisa Black, who leads the Midwest Health and Benefits Actuarial and Financial group, and will be based in Mercer’s Chicago office.
Mr. Schweihs returns to Mercer from United Healthcare, where he most recently held the position of Vice President – Customer Analysis and Solutions and Advanced Analytics, leading teams that provided clients analyses and insights into their medical plan offerings. His prior career with Mercer was from 1997 to 2006, serving as Principal in its Health and Benefits business, where he assisted clients in a wide array of projects including strategy development, HMO rate negotiation, vendor selection, direct contracting, plan performance evaluation and market research. Prior experience included leadership roles of increasing responsibility with CD Concepts, Inc. and Rush Prudential Health Systems.
“We are very pleased to welcome David back to Mercer, as he helped pioneer some of our early health and benefits data analysis solutions,” said Ms. Black. “His combination of analytic and financial skills will help move us to the next level in delivering data-driven solutions to our clients.”
Mr. Schweihs holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Northern Illinois University.
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