UK - Amvescap-owned Invesco has strengthened its DC pensions team with three new hires.
Helen Archer joins Invesco from Deutsche Asset Management as business development manager for large consultancies and key corporate business prospects.
Nick Codd arrives from Mercer Human Resource Consulting to work as a client manager, building on existing relationships with pension scheme trustees and their advisers.
Also joining Invesco is Jacqueline Brown, who will work as a marketing services manager. She was formerly at Threadneedle Asset Management where she helped to develop DC member communications via the internet.
Commenting on the appointments, David Butcher, chief executive officer at Invesco Pensions, said: We are delighted to welcome all three additions to the team.
“They were senior professionals in the DC industry in their previous roles and it is a significant endorsement of our business that we have been able to attract them to Invesco.
PwC, KPMG, EY and Deloitte must break up their consultancy and audit businesses into distinct firms to provide greater focus on the "most challenging and objective audits", the competition watchdog has said.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has released its first batch of guidance setting out how the guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) conversion legislation may be used to resolve unequal payments.
This week's top stories include the government spending £800,000 on a Gogglebox advert and MPs writing to The Pensions Regulator about its engagement with the Railways Pension Scheme.