UK - BlackRock head of defined contribution sales Emma Douglas has left the firm for Mercer where she will help launch and head up the consultant's corporate wrap offering.
Douglas (pictured) will join Mercer at the end of February.
Mercer is launching a new corporate wrap product into the DC market next month and Douglas has been drafted in to head up the proposition.
A statement from Mercer said: "We are working closely with our clients to meet their evolving needs for more efficient, flexible and cost-effective employee benefits to meet the challenges of the changing regulatory and tax environment, and financial markets.
"We are currently developing a new workplace savings solution that will provide some unique features in the market. At the end of February, Emma Douglas will be joining Mercer from BlackRock to help lead this initiative."
BlackRock declined to comment on the move.
Douglas joined BlackRock in September 2007 as head of DC sales, prior to this she worked at Threadneedle Asset Management as head of defined contribution where she played a key role in setting up its DC product over her five years with the firm.
Before joining Threadneedle, Douglas worked for J.P. Morgan, where she was responsible for building and marketing its DC service.
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