Press Release:IC Select make another senior hire
Edinburgh, 10th June 2020 – IC Select, the specialist fiduciary management selection and oversight firm, has appointed Anne-Marie Gillon as director of the company to boost its client facing services.
Anne-Marie has joined after a 22-year career as an investment professional at Baillie Gifford. The past 12 years she focused on fixed-income and multi-asset products. In addition, Anne-Marie is a CFA charterholder as well as a trustee, currently at the Royal Blind Group pension scheme, which enables her to understand the intricacies and challenges that pension schemes face
Press Release:IC Select launches Fiduciary Management re-tendering solution
Edinburgh, 11th June 2020 – IC Select, the independent specialist fiduciary management selection and oversight firm, has launched a three-tiered solution to help trustees who are required to re-tender before the CMA deadline of 10 June 2021
Managing cost, resource allocation and, critically, the proportionate time to be allocated to this task will be paramount. Additions to these challenges arise when access to unbiased and accurate information is cumbersome and hard to find.
Martin brings 40 years of experience to the defined benefit (DB) investment governance specialists, having worked in previous pensions roles for blue-chip multinational companies. These include as global benefits director at Tetra Pak, head of pensions and benefits at Royal Bank of Scotland, and vice-president of pensions at DHL.
"The CMA Order for trustees to set Strategic Investment Objectives by 10th December 2019 for their investment advisers is a “game changer”.
The setting of clear objectives will result in trustee boards then wanting to measure success and judge value for money. At a time when covenant and funding are under severe pressure investments become more central and investment governance is something DB trustees/sponsors can improve. Research shows good governance can add 1-2% pa to returns.
Given the Covid-19 disruption there will be real benefits for Trustees starting this sooner than later. After all ‘What gets measured gets done’.”
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