Bloch returns from US to head up Pillar business

Former Financial Planning Association (FPA) chief executive, Jo-Anne Bloch is returning to Australia to head up Mercer’s recently-acquired Pillar Administration business.

Bloch’s appointment to the Wollongong-based business was confirmed to Mercer staff in Australia this week and will see her returning to Australia from Hoboken, New Jersey where she moved in 2014 to lead Mercer’s the then newly established Global Innovation Hub.

The Mercer announcement said that Bloch would be based in Wollongong and would be reporting to Mercer’s chief operating officer, Pacific, Andrew Godfrey.

 Since that time, Jo-Anne has led the development of new and transformative solutions out of the Global Innovation Hub to enable Mercer to enter new markets faster and with more impact.




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