Karel Van Gutte has been named as secretary general of the Belgian Association of Pension Institutions (BAPI).
BAPI said his appointment will strengthen its aim to further spread development of the second pillar and the paritarian management of occupational pension plans. He will take up the role from Monday 1 August 2011.
Van Gutte was previously national secretary of the national trade union of the metal and textile industry (ACV-CSC METEA) and administrator of the industry-wide pension fund of the metal workers, (SEFOCAM), a member of the supervisory committee of the industry wide pension plans for electricians and chairman of the ACV-Metal Pension Fund.
He has also been active within the board of directors and the executive committee of BAPI for several years. The association is the umbrella organisation for organisers of occupational pension plans and pension funds.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) and Labour MP Stephen Kinnock and will listen to the experiences of steelworkers when transferring their pensions away from the British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) next week in Port Talbot.
Just Group has acquired a 75% stake in the holding company of Corinthian Pension Consulting in a bid to strengthen its professional defined benefit (DB) advisory services.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has exercised its production order power under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 for the very first time as part of a fraud investigation.
The ITN Limited Pension Scheme has named Trafalgar House as its administrator for an initial term of five years.