UK - Hewitt Bacon & Woodrow has bolstered its investment team with the appointment of Jeff McMahon (pictured) and Yusef Samad.
McMahon joins from Pilking-ton, where he was chief investment officer for the Pilkington Superannuation Scheme and responsible for a £1.1bn actively invested pension fund.
He moved into the pensions industry in 1995 after leaving Charterhouse Tilney Securities (now ING Financial Markets) to become an investment manager with the West Yorkshire Superannuation Fund.
Samad joins Hewitt following a long career with Citigroup, where his final position was managing director for European fund manager relationships.
He started at Citigroup in 1978 as a relationship manager in Lahore, Pakistan, and then moved briefly to the same role in Bahrain before coming to London in 1985.
Samad is a chartered financial analyst and is chairman of both the UK Society of Investment Professionals and the Advisory Council to the Global Investors Workshop.
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