Growth Opportunities Lead to Personnel Changes at Mercer

March 22, 2010 ( - Mercer has announced several investment consulting executive appointments aimed at taking leadership of the Asia Pacific region and global manager research boutiques businesses forward.

Simon Eagleton has been appointed Asia Pacific investment consulting regional business leader. In this role he will build upon Mercer’s investment consulting presence in growth markets such as Greater China, India, Singapore, and Korea, and will expand Mercer’s global services such as Mercer Sentineland Mercer’s global manager research boutiques, according to the announcement      

Eagleton has served as the investment consulting business leader for Australia/New Zealand for the last four years.He will retain that role for the immediate future and will relocate to Singapore later this year.       

Eagleton joins the Investment Consulting Leadership Team (ICLT) that oversees the global investment consulting business.      

Eagleton succeeds Tony Cole, who is taking on a new role centered on key client consulting, intellectual capital thought leadership, and representing Mercer with government and other agencies in the Asia Pacific region. He continues as a member of the ICLT.      

Mercer also announced that Anthony Lane, regional chief operating officer for investment consulting in Asia Pacific, will assume the role of leader of Mercer’s global manager research boutiques business, one of the fastest growing areas of investment consulting at Mercer. Lane assumes the role from Jeff Schutes, theleader of Mercer’s US investment consulting business.