UK - There have been a series of new appointments at pension consulting firms Mercer Human Resource Consulting and Lane Clark & Peacock.

Mercer named Gary Peterson as principal. He joins from Aon Consulting where he was a Team Leader.

Guyle Wilson joins as a senior associate from Mercer in Seattle and Andre Van Niekerk joins as a principal from Mercer.

Van Niekerk will focus on establishing common core actuarial processes across Mercer's European offices.
"These new appointments underline our commitment to growing our Retirement business. Gary, Guyle and Andre bring valuable skills and experience and I am delighted to welcome them to Mercer in London," said Frank Oldham, Mercer's UK retirement business leader.

Separately, Lane Clark & Peacock has promoted Lucy Hughes and Andrew Cox to partners and Nick Phizackerley to principal consultant.