UK– Watson Wyatt has appointed Peter Eyre as a senior consultant advising multinational clients on the management of their worldwide employee benefits programmes.

Eyre joins from the Allianz International Employee Benefits Network (All Net) which manages the international benefits business of over 100 corporate clients of German insurer Allianz.

Eyre, who joins the Reigate office this month, has more than thirty years experience in group pensions and employee benefits.

In the last ten he specialised in international benefits, including the management of the North American domestic group and international benefits business for AIG, the US financial services company.

He will report to Simon Dudley, head of Watson Wyatt’s international consulting group, the 30-strong team that focuses on multinational clients.

Said Simon Dudley of the appointment: "Eyre’s extensive background in experience rating risks and captive insurance will be of tremendous value to many of our clients."