GLOBAL - Watson Wyatt Worldwide has appointed Simon Gilliat (pictured) to head its international consulting teams across Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas.
In the newly created role, Gilliat will head up Watson Wyatt’s international consulting group, which provides employee reward and benefits consulting to multinationals, and co-ordinate and lead the teams across his designated regions.
Gilliat is a partner of Watson Wyatt LLP and currently the managing consultant of the firm’s European head office in Reigate, UK.
“Simon’s considerable experience and background make him ideally placed to grow our already strong reputation with multinational corporations,” said John Healy, president and CEO of Watson Wyatt.
“The combination of Watson Wyatt into a single firm will allow us to integrate fully our resources and expertise and become even more aligned, efficient and nimble when it comes to serving the needs of all our clients - especially multinational organisations.”
Watson Wyatt & Company and Watson Wyatt LLP last month announced the signing of a definitive agreement to merge the two firms, which have operated as a global alliance since 1995.
In his current role, Gilliat specialises in assisting multinational employers with their worldwide remuneration packages, including M&A advice, global benefits strategy, total compensation reviews and expatriate policy and individual country advice.
He is a fellow of the Institute of Actuaries in the UK and an associate of the Actuarieel Genootschap in the Netherlands.
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