Tim Gardner stepped down as head of Mercer Investment Consulting's Ireland and continental European practice to focus on his role as global practice head, the firm announced. He will be replaced by Divyesh Hindocha, currently a senior partner.
Frans Ballendux, head of the Netherlands consulting business, and Tom Murphy, head of Mercer's Irish investment consulting business, also were named to a new senior management team. Mr. Ballendux will lead the firm's continental European manager ratings group, and Mr. Murphy will be responsible for business strategy. Both also will continue with their current roles.