UK – US-based employee benefits consultancy Black Mountain has named a new head of its European business.

Steve Nuttall replaces Michael Chatterton, who has become chief operating officer at New York head office.

Nuttall, 46, was most recently client services director at life and pensions outsourcing firm Liberata LP&I. He will head up development, implementation and operational delivery of a fully integrated approach to all aspects of HR services in Europe.

Chatterton said: “We are delighted that Steve has joined the team here at Black Mountain, he brings with him a wealth of experience that can only serve to complement our already comprehensive knowledge base.”

Black Mountain provides human resources outsourcing and focuses on pensions, benefits and remuneration. It was set up in New York in 1994.