UK - Mercer Human Resource Consulting has appointed VIictor Fetter as head of information technology.
Prior to this, Fetter was responsible for the global co-ordination of IT solutions at Mercer, based in the US.
He also worked as a director of technology at Hewitt Associates and at Electronic Data Systems where he was involved in the application development and management of an outsourcing relationship with a large financial institution.
A buyout tool which provides schemes with up-to-date pricing and comparisons between insurers has been launched by JLT Employee Benefits.
The DB white paper sets out plans to review the funding regime, with 'prudent' and 'appropriate' possibly redefined. But James Phillips asks if this could this signal a return to an MFR-like approach?
The trustees of GKN's pension schemes have agreed a package of mitigation measures that would improve funding to a "more prudent level" if Melrose's offer is accepted by shareholders next week.
While the new powers are welcome, most respondents doubt it will make a difference to the outcomes for members, Pensions Buzz respondents say.