Mercer puts Benoit Hudon in charge of UK wealth

Mercer puts Benoit Hudon in charge of UK wealth

Pensions consultancy firm Mercer has appointed Benoit Hudon as its new head of wealth in the UK.

In his new role, Hudon will be responsible for the implementation and delivery of the UK wealth business’ strategy across defined benefit pensions, defined contribution, investment consulting and other specialist segments.

Most recently Mercer’s global defined benefit leader, Hudon has held various leadership roles at the firm, including retirement leader in London and Canada retirement innovation leader.

He has been providing risk management consulting services for more than 20 years and was lead adviser on the only two pension longevity insurance transactions ever executed outside of the UK.

Hudon was also one of the main architects in the development of the Mercer Pension Risk Exchange.

Commenting on his appointment as the new head of wealth in the UK at Mercer, Hudon said: “I am excited to take on this new role at Mercer. I look forward to working closely with colleagues, clients and other key industry stakeholders to ensure Mercer continues to focus on maximising value for our clients.”

Fiona Dunsire, UK CEO at Mercer, said: “We are delighted that Benoit will lead Mercer’s UK Wealth business. He brings considerable understanding of the sector and a track record of innovative solutions to the role. This depth of experience is key as we address the evolving needs of clients, both in defined benefit and DC pensions, and crucially as the importance of financial wellness and individual savings grows.”

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