Consultant Watson Wyatt has appointed Shyam Mehta as a partner in its insurance practice. Mehta joins from Merrill Lynch, where he was a director in the global industry specialist group. He has also been heavily involved in helping financial institutions around Europe with asset/liability and derivatives strategies.
Ric van Weelden has also been appointed at the company as a senior investment consultant, having previously worked in the European marketing department at Morgan Grenfell and at Commerz International Capital Management.