Mercer hires Peter Kane as Principal to its Retirement business

28 April 2016

Mercer has picked up pensions consulting expert Peter Kane, who joins the firm from Noble Lowndes, as Principal. From the Glasgow office, Kane, on the back of 32 years of industry experience, is responsible for expanding the firm’s presence in Scotland and Northern Ireland, as well as supporting continued growth in the wider UK.

Prior to joining Mercer, Peter Kane was a Pensions Administrator at Noble Lowndes for almost three years; Kane was the head of a new business team with an eye to capture business from large UK employers. Previously, he was a Partner and New Business Director at Hymans Robertson for more than a decade, starting at the firm in 2002. Kane’s earlier roles include Divisional Director at SBJ Benefit Consultants, between 1996 and 2002; Director at Pointon York, between 1990 and 1996; New Business Consultant at Noble Lowndes, between 1986 and 1990; and Pensions Administrator at Noble Lowndes, where he started his career in 1983.

Kane holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Strathclyde.

The announcement sees Kane join Mercer as Principal, working from the firm’s Glasgow office. Kane will primarily be responsible for the managing the continued growth of the firm’s Retirement business in Scotland and Northern Ireland – as well as further enhance its wider UK presence.

“Peter is a great fit for Mercer,” comments Jason Kenny, Partner and UK Growth Leader for the UK Retirement Business. Kenny further states “Peter has proven experience in business development, strategic leadership, client relationship management and inspiring colleagues. Although he will primarily support our Retirement business in Scotland and Northern Ireland, I am confident that his broader consulting experiences will bring a real boost to our UK wide growth strategy.”


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