UK - Mercer Investment Consulting worldwide partner and European director of consulting policy, Andy Green, is quitting Mercer. It is rumored that Green will join Deloitte.
Ralph Frank will take over his position as European director of consulting. Frank joined Mercer Investment Consulting in London in 2002, having previously worked in South Africa for actuarial and investment consulting firms, and heading up the asset consulting business of the market leader, Alexander Forbes.
Green is rumored to be joining Deloitte, where he will become a partner in the management consulting part of the firm and also a director of Deloitte Total Reward and Benefits Limited. Deloitte were unavailable for comment.
Most respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz do not think businesses should be able suspend AE contributions if in financial distress.
Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has lost the appeal against his section 72 conviction and sentence for failing to hand over information to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
This week's top stories include Marsh and McLennan Companies agreeing to buy JLT, and the home secretary calling for AE to be scrapped in a no-deal Brexit scenario.
Lesley Titcomb says the watchdog wants closer interactions with pension funds to spot problems sooner and act before having to use its more stringent powers