Amit Popat, a London-based partner in Mercer's investment consulting business, will move to Singapore in June to take on the role of business leader for fiduciary management, growth markets.
The position is new and oversees the development and implementation of strategies to expand Mercer's investments business in Asia, Latin America, South Africa and the Middle East, said a Hong Kong-based spokeswoman for the firm.
Mr. Popat will report to Jeff Schutes, senior partner and investments business leader, growth markets.
In London, Mr. Popat served as head of EMEA, strategy and business development.
Michael Lernihan, business leader for fiduciary management in Mercer's Dublin office, will effectively replace Mr. Popat, taking on the broader role of Europe ex-U.K. head of sales for fiduciary management, the spokeswoman said.