Aon Hewitt, SEI Investments, Mercer, Standard Life, Allenbridge, Aberdeen Asset Management, Society of Pension Professionals, Spence & Partners, Psigma Investment Management, UBS, RobecoSAM, bfinance, Axioma

Aon HewittEd Tomlinson has been appointed to lead the UK defined benefit delegated sales team. He joins from SEI Investments Europe, where, as regional director, he was responsible for its client acquisition activities. Before then, he worked for BNP Paribas and Invesco.

MercerPeter Kane has been appointed as a principal in the consultancy’s Glasgow office. He joins from Standard Life, where he was corporate relationships director. Before then, he worked at Hymans Robertson as a partner and new business director.

AllenbridgeAnthony Fletcher has been appointed as a senior adviser. He joins from Aberdeen Asset Management, where he was responsible for investment strategy and tactical asset allocation across all fixed income asset classes for a number of benchmark-driven and total return portfolios.

Society of Pension ProfessionalsHugh Nolan, director at Spence & Partners, has been appointed president, effective 1 June. He succeeds Duncan Buchanan, partner in the London pensions team of Hogan Lovells, who has been president since 1 June 2014. Before joining Spence, Nolan was chief actuary at JLT Employee Benefits.

Psigma Investment ManagementAndrew Wauchope has been appointed to the charities team at Psigma. He joins from UBS, where he was head of charities. Before then, he was responsible for looking after charities and private clients at Laing & Cruickshank and Gerrard Vivian Gray.

RobecoSAMRocco D’Urso has been appointed senior relationship manager for index products. D’Urso joined from Stoxx in November 2015.

bfinanceMark Brownlie has been appointed CFO. He joins from software business The Foundry. Before then, he worked at Bigmouth media/LBi, latterly as group head of business support and internal control.

AxiomaSunay Shah has been appointed head of multi-asset class solutions for the EMEA region. He joins from HighQ, where he was head of financial services for North America. Before then, he was vice-president for strategic sales at S&P Capital IQ.