Xerox has promoted Vishal Makkar to head of retirement in the UK and principal, and Wes Jones to principal.
Makkar (pictured above), who had been previously head of retirement consulting and senior consulting actuary from 2001, will determine the direction and strategy of the business.
Jones (pictured below), who has also been a senior consulting actuary since 2013, will work with account managers based in Manchester and Edinburgh, and on new business development.
The pair started their new roles on 1 June.
The firm's consulting and market leader for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, David Piltz, welcomed the promotions.
He said: "Both Vishal and Wes are dedicated employees and we're very pleased to promote them to these new roles, with these appointments being a testament to the skills and expertise we currently have within Xerox HR services.
"For employers and employees, the retirement landscape undoubtedly presents many challenges and decisions to make, so Vishal and his team's extensive experience means that we can lead on providing the best strategies for our clients to navigate towards their goals."
Jones was also previously Tesco UK pensions manager from 2010 to 2013, chair of trustees for the Shopping Centres Limited Retirement Benefit Scheme from 2010 to 2013, and a scheme actuary for First Actuarial from 2006 to 2010.
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