Watson Wyatt Worldwide has tapped Ted Nussbaum to be director of group and health care consulting in North America.

Nussbaum, who will be based in the consulting firm’s Stamford, Conn., office, has been U.S. East division practice director for Watson Wyatt’s group and health care consulting practice.

Nussbaum has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Queens College; a master’s degree in health policy, planning and administration from New York University; and a master’s degree from the Pace University Graduate School of Business.