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Marsh & McLennan (MMC)’s health, wealth and career consulting arm Mercer in August 2018 acquired the investment consulting, alternatives consulting and wealth management operations of Pavilion Financial. Pavilion is a global investment services firm with about 300 employees, headquartered in Winnipeg, Canada. It has offices across North America, in London, U.K., and in Singapore. In the U.S., Pavilion focuses on the defined contribution (D.C.), endowment and foundation, healthcare and

A pioneering study from Source Global Research and published in March 2018 by Odgers Connect, shows evidence of a growing ‘professional gig economy’ of highly-skilled, independent workers that is flourishing in both the U.K. and Europe. This growth is driven by companies that have cut back on core staff and which increasingly rely on outsourced professionals. Brexit and new regulations are the two factors that favor independent consultants because

Global insurance brokerage Hub International (Hub) in July 2017 acquired HR technology consultants MillsonJames for an undisclosed sum. Based in Florida, USA, MillsonJames advises brokers and employers on HR and benefits technology.  MillsonJames principal Scott Millson now reports to Chris Gardner, President and CEO, Hub Florida.

After 17 years with major global employee benefits consulting firms, LeAnne Stefl in April 2016 founded her own consultancy, Solvere Global Solutions, based in San Diego, California.  

Scott Sutton in April 2016 joined L.E.K. as Director of Marketing, Americas. Previously, Scott was Director of Global Marketing at AIRINC, which he joined in 1997 as a Client Service Manager. L.E.K. is a global management consulting firm that is active in strategy, mergers and acquisitions, operations, and marketing and sales consulting, spanning a broad range of industries. Headquartered in London, L.E.K. employs approximately 1000 professionals and has 20

Theo Lutgendorff joined in November 2015 as partner in Sprenkels & Verschuren, Actuaries and Consultants, in Amsterdam. He previously worked at Zurich Global Life as global partnership director (2013-2015), and as head of the Zurich Employee Benefits Network (2010-2013). Before his roles at Zurich, Theo was active in the global benefits and pensions market as principal with Aon Consulting. Sprenkels & Verschuren is the largest privately held and independent