Watsons poaches Mercer chief for Swedish office

SWEDEN – Watson Wyatt has poached Johan Sidenmark the former head of rival consultant William M.Mercer’s Stockholm-based retirement practice, to head up the firm’s own Stockholm employee benefits business.

Sidenmark takes over responsibility for Watson’s Nordic consulting services from Eric Steedman, who is returning to the firm’s UK operations.

Prior to joining Mercer, Sidenmark managed his own consulting firm ProSecur.

Erik Linder –Aronson, managing director of Watson Wyatt, Stockhom, comments: “I am delighted Johan is taking up this challenging role. He brings a wealth of consulting experience with Nordic organisations on complex employee benefits and investments issues.”

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