Mercer appoints new chief investment officer

Mercer appoints new chief investment officer

Financial services consulting firm Mercer has appointed a new chief investment officer from NSW Treasury Corporation.

Kylie Willment has been appointed as Mercer new chief investment officer in the Pacific, making the move from NSW Treasury Corporation (TCorp).

Ms Willment, who has held a number of senior investment roles at Mercer over the past 17 years, will begin in her new role at Mercer on 25 October.

Mercer head of institutional wealth Simon Eagleton said Ms Willment brings an "impressive set of skills and experience" in institutional investment to the firm.

"At Mercer, our clients have access to unmatched global scale, research-driven recommendations and a highly flexible implementation platform," said Mr Eagleton.

"They can tap into our network of over 1,000 investment specialists in 43 countries, enjoying same-day insights on global financial markets and fund managers, and efficiently access our best thinking through strongly-performing and tailorable diversified portfolios.

"Kylie’s experience in designing and managing investment solutions that consistently meet long-term investors’ needs will further differentiate our team. We’re very excited to have Kylie on board."

Ms Willment added,"Mercer is continuing to grow rapidly – both in terms of assets under management and the range of investment clients it serves – and I am looking forward to being part of Mercer’s future success."

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