UK - Global firm Aon Consulting has appointed Brian Waite as deputy head of the firm's UK international benefits practice.
A fellow of the Institute of Actuaries, Waite worked for the international practice of William M Mercer in London before Aon.
Over 25 years Waite has gathered experience in assisting multinational companies in the management and control of global benefit arrangements, international mergers and acquisitions, co-ordination of benefit plan financing in line with UK, US and other international accounting standards, and benefit provisions for expatriates.
He reports to Simon Wasserman, head of Aon Consulting's international benefits practice.
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