A Hewitt news release said Cox will report to Perry Brandorff, president of Hewitt’s Consulting business and will continue to be based in Hewitt’s London office.
Hewitt said in his new role, Cox will work with the regional practice leaders – through his global leadership team – to ensure effective global coordination and strategic positioning of Hewitt’s benefits consulting services.
“In addition to his strong client focus, he brings energy and a commitment to the business that inspires our consultants to do great work,” Brandorff said, in the news release.
During his 17-year tenure at Hewitt, Cox has held numerous consulting and leadership positions, according to the announcement.
For the past two years, he has led Hewitt’s Retirement Consulting business in the U.K. He has also been a member of the U.K. management team and the Global and European Retirement and Financial Management Leadership Teams.
Cox is a graduate of Birmingham University in the U.K., where he studied Banking and Finance.