Mercer appoints UK chief investment officer

Jo_HoldenPension fund consultancy Mercer has promoted Jo Holden to UK chief investment officer.

She was previously defined benefit leader.

Based in Liverpool, she has replaced Steven Blackie who recently joined Aviva as global head of product strategy.

Holden will be responsible for leading Mercer’s investment consulting proposition in the UK. She will join the UK defined benefit leadership team and work with Mercer’s chief actuarial officer, Jenny Condron.

Holden said: “With our wider resource and skillset, we have a real opportunity to give our clients even more choice about how they manage their defined benefit challenges.”

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