Toronto-based Mercer (Canada) Ltd. has appointed James Virgo head of its private wealth management business.

Virgo will bring his experience developing and implementing investment solutions for high net-worth and private wealth clients to Mercer’s Toronto office, a Wednesday release said. 

Prior to joining Mercer Canada, Virgo held various senior roles at an investment management firm, including vice-president and national lead. 

“James’ extensive experience and knowledge of the private wealth management market will be a tremendous asset to our team,” Jean-Philippe Provost, senior partner and wealth business leader for Mercer Canada, said in a statement.