Paul Newfield will join Australian investment consultant Frontier Advisors as director of sector research.
The position, focused on "driving innovation and client alignment" in the firm's research program, is a new one, according to a Frontier news release.
Mr. Newfield will come to Frontier from Willis Towers Watson, where he served as a senior consultant.
A spokeswoman for Willis Towers Watson said the firm will hire a replacement for the role.
"This is a very important role with a primary focus on driving innovation and client alignment in our research program," the spokeswoman said.