Mercer Asia Appoints Former BlackRock Executive as New Head of Investment Sales

In a recent development within the financial sector, Mercer Asia has announced the appointment of Robert Ronneberger as the new Head of Investment Sales for Asia. Ronneberger, who previously held positions at BlackRock, Allianz Global Investors, and Merrill Lynch, will now lead Mercer's investment services business in Asia from his base in Hong Kong.

This move signifies a strategic expansion for Mercer in the Asian market. Ronneberger's primary responsibilities in this newly established role include boosting the firm’s outsourced Chief Investment Officer (CIO) prospecting activities. He will target key institutional segments such as pensions, financial institutions, and non-profit organizations, aiming to enhance the firm's presence and performance in these areas.

Additionally, Ronneberger will play a pivotal role in advancing the firm's alternative investment activities across the region. His extensive experience in the financial industry, gained from his tenure at leading institutions like BlackRock, is expected to be a significant asset in driving Mercer's growth and success in Asia.