Watson Wyatt has recruited Martin Pike to replace retiring global director of insurance and financial services consulting practice Philip Brook. Pike, who joined Watson Wyatt in 1983 and has worked as head of the firm’s European insurance and financial services practice since 2006, will take on the role in July.
Rowanmoor Pensions has appointed Peter Callcut to the role of regulated consultant for the London area. Callcut, who will report to regional consultancy manager for London Toby Lumsden, joins the firm from Positive Solutions, where he was an IFA specialising in inherit- ance tax and investment planning.
Glyn Jones has taken up the role of business development manager at A J Bell for the South-east and London. Jones joins from Fidelity FundsNetwork, having spent eight years working as regional sales manager for the London area. A J Bell says Jones brings a broad range of experience to the firm, having been involved in Fidelity’s platform business from launch.
Zurich has hired five new pension consultants to raise the awareness of the firm’s pension proposition in the intermediary market. Alan Godbeer, Andy Nash, Dave Lawson, Paul Rutland and Mark Thewlis will also be responsible for hosting technical pensions semin- ars to support Zurich’s reviewing pensions fairly campaign.
Godbeer joins from Legal & General, Nash was previously an IFA and Lawson joins from Scottish Widows. Rutland previously worked at O&M Systems and Thewlis previously worked for Clerical Medical as head of pensions sales.