UK - Mercer Investment Consulting has hired Danny Quant from Watson Wyatt as a principal based in London.
He will lead Mercer’s advice in Europe to third-party providers, such as banks and insurers, with particular focus on product design, manager research and monitoring. He will also advise institutional clients in key investment areas including investment strategy, manager structure and governance.
Quant was previously country manager in Malaysia and then head of investment consulting in South Asia at Watson Wyatt.
Andrew Kirton, Mercer Investment Consulting’s European business leader, said: “We are delighted to welcome Danny to Mercer. He will be a considerable asset to the team.”
The appointment follows the recent hire of Danny Vassiliades as a principal. Vassiliades joined from Punter Southall, where he headed up the London office and helped establish an investment consulting service.
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