UK - Watson Wyatt has appointed Jonathan Crowther as a senior investment consultant.
Crowther will join one of Watson Wyatt’s Leeds-based consulting teams.
Crowther is a qualified actuary and spent many years working for General Accident in a variety of roles including pension design.
Crowther said: “I am relishing the challenges of working at Watson Wyatt at such a particularly interesting time in the investment cycle.”
European head of investment consulting Nick Watts added: “I am delighted that Jonathan has decided to join us.
“His appointment is another positive step towards ensuring the continued growth and success of our investment consulting teams around the UK.”
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