UK - Watson Wyatt has poached a team of senior management staff from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for its insurance and financial services practice in Belgium.
The firm said Belgium is an important European financial services market and the development of a strong IFS team there will enable it to consult actively in the Belgian and Luxembourg markets.
Karel Goossens, previously head of PwC's insurance consulting team in Belgium joins the firm today to lead the new team. An actuary, Goossens has consulted to the Belgian and Luxembourg markets on life and non-life matters for more than ten years.
He will be joined by three other consultants, namely Roos Hardy, Gerard Vandenbosch and Francis Vaguener.
Over the coming months, Watson Wyatt will be recruiting an additional four mid-level and junior consultants to the team.
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