Mercer's executive team

Patricia Milligan, Regional President, North America

Career notes
Pat Milligan is Regional President of Mercer's North America region. Previously,  she was President of Mercer's Talent, Rewards and Communication group.


Since 2009, Pat has also led a global team that provides evidence-based, end-to-end solutions in human capital strategy, rewards, talent management and operations and technology solutions to clients in a variety of industries, including pharmaceuticals, consumer products, energy, financial services, and professional services.


From 2005 through 2008, Pat was the chief markets officer where she was responsible for the implementation of Mercer's global client relationship management system, the launch of the firm's sales effectiveness program globally and the repositioning of Mercer's brand in the marketplace.


Prior to joining Mercer in 2005, Pat held a variety of leadership roles at major HR & financial services consultant organizations. At Mellon Human Resources Services, she was the Region Business Leader for the Worldwide Markets business. At Towers Perrin (now Towers Watson), she was a member of the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors.


For most of her 25-year career, Pat has partnered with and been involved in innovative and pioneering work in the area of human capital strategy, HR function strategy, talent management and rewards strategy.


Pat is a graduate of Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service and the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.