Mercer has made three senior-level appointments to its global investments and retirement units in Europe and in the emerging markets.

Specifically, Andrew Kirton has been appointed head of Mercer’s investments business in Europe, succeeding Tom Geraghty, who has assumed the post of market leader and chief executive officer for Ireland.

Jeff Schutes has been appointed head of Mercer’s investments business in the emerging markets, a newly created position, which includes Asia, Middle East and Turkey, Africa, and Latin America. And Akhil Sethi has been appointed head of Mercer’s retirement business in the emerging markets, another newly created position.

“One of our objectives is to rotate responsibilities in order to expand the breadth of our leaders’ expertise and to gain the benefit of cross-fertilization of experience across investment disciplines,” stated Julio Portalatin, president and chief executive officer of Mercer.

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