Mercer adds corporate super staffer

Andrew Howse
Mercer Super Trust - Client Leader - Corporate Superannuation
Date: 5 February 2024
Position: Client Leader - Corporate Superannuation
By Elizabeth Fry

Mercer Super has appointed a new executive to its rapidly expanding corporate superannuation business.

Andrew Howse has joined the superannuation fund to look after its corporate clients.

He joins from Gallagher - a global insurance brokerage, risk management, and consulting firm  -  where he served as head of corporate benefits for seven years.

Howse also did a stint there as head of operations.

Before that, he was Queensland state manager for Asteron Life, Colonial First State and Credit Suisse at various times.

Earlier, he was a practice development with MLC.

"Andrew brings with him a wealth of knowledge, experience and understanding of the challenges employers face attracting and retaining talent," Mercer said.

"With his strong track record in corporate super and workplace benefits, we're confident that Andrew and his team will play a pivotal role in continuing to deliver exceptional value and service to our clients and their employees."

While the role is newly-created, the appointment comes just weeks after the departure of Victoria state leader Marcus Carr and New South Wales and Queensland lead Nathan Der Stepanian.

The departures followed a restructuring of the superannuation business.

At the time, Carr - who has been with Mercer for over 16 years - said his role was made redundant.