UK - Professional Pensions hosted its annual UK pensions awards 2003 this week at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London.
Nominees for the 22 categories were judged by a panel of 10 including Len Roberts, editor of Professional Pensions; Donald Duval, chairman, Society of Pension Consultants; Ian Eggleden, president, Pensions Management Institute; Vernon Holgate, director, Eggar Trust Corporation; Eric Lambert, executive director, head of client consultancy, The WM Company; Malcolm McLean, chief executive, Pensions Advisory Service, OPAS; Tom McPhail, pensions development manager, Hargreaves Lansdown; Giles Orton, head of pensions, Eversheds; Richard Saunders, chief executive, Investment Management Association and Kevin Wesbroom, partner, Hewitt Bacon & Woodrow.
Category winners were:
- Group risk provider: Swiss Life - Custodian: Northern Trust - Recruitment Consultancy: Darwin Rhodes - Pensions lawyers: CMS Cameron McKenna- Pension scheme accountants: Horwarth Clark Whitehill- Group personal pensions provider: Scottish Equitable - Systems & software provider: Aquila- Pension scheme administrator: MNPA- Public relations manager: Penrose Financial- Pensions and benefits consultancy: Hymans Robertson- Property manager: Standard Life Investments- DC provider: Threadneedle Asset Management- SIPP provider: Pointon York SIPP Solutions- Pensions personality: Frank Field MP - Alternative investment manager: Goldman Sachs Asset Management - Specialist manager: AXA Rosenberg Investment Management- Multi-manager: Escher (UK) Asset Management - Balanced manager: Newton Investment Management- Fixed interest manager: Legal & General Investment Management- Pooled manager: Fidelity Investments- Investment consultancy: Mercer Investment Consulting- Group of the year: Legal & General
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