A multinational investment manager and resources consultant has indicated its Australia chief executive has decided to depart the group.
Ben Walsh, Pacific Zone and Australia CEO for Mercer will be leaving the company on 30 April, handing over to the group’s head of industry and public sector superannuation Jo-Anne Bloch for the interim.
Mr Walsh has held the role for the last five years.
He joined Mercer’s parent company Marsh & McLennan in the early 1990s and has held positions within Marsh and Mercer since.
David Anderson, Mercer’s president, international said: “Ben has been a valued and highly respected colleague for 26 years.”
“We are proud of the many accomplishments of our teams in the Pacific under Ben’s leadership and we wish him every success for the future.”
On Ms Bloch’s appointment, Mr Anderson added: “Jo-Anne is well known to our clients and colleagues and has long been a well-respected leader at Mercer.”
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