Towers Watson Welcomes Senior Consultant

Asghar Alam joined Towers Watson in January as a senior consultant in its Investment and Retirement businesses.

Based in New York, Alam will help Towers Watson’s pension plan sponsor clients address retirement, finance and investment issues.

“Defined benefit [DB] pension plan sponsors are becoming increasingly focused on liability-driven investment [LDI] strategies and transactions to reduce financial risk,” said Bill Gulliver, North America Retirement business leader at Towers Watson. “Asghar has significant experience working globally in these areas with some of the world’s largest multinational corporations. We are thrilled to welcome him back to our company.”

Alam has more than 30 years’ experience consulting on strategy development and financial management of retirement programs. He comes to Towers Watson from Mercer, where he was a senior partner and most recently served as global business leader of its investment consulting business. Alam is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.