UK - The Actuarial Profession has appointed Ronnie Bowie as chairman of its pensions board.
Wendy Beaver is its deputy chairwoman.
Bowie, who is a senior partner at Hymans Robertson, takes over from Peter Tompkins.
Beaver is a European partner at Mercer Human Resource Consulting and also on the board of OPRA and a DWP consultation panel on the replacement of the MFR.
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