Capita Employee Benefits appoints new head of DC investment

16 March 2015

Capita Employee Benefits has appointed Jesal Mistry to lead its DC investment proposition providing further focus to this increasingly important area.

Jesal was previously at Barclays Corporate and Employer Solutions where he was instrumental in the creation of their new investment consultancy practice. Prior to that he worked at Aon Hewitt as a senior DC investment consultant for 8 years.

Commenting on the appointment, Bobby Riddaway, head of investment consulting, “With the increasing number of emerging trends, opportunities and innovations in the defined contribution space, I am delighted to bring Jesal on board. His strategic investment experience will bring a fresh approach to our DC investment and in particular will support our clients in understanding the long term investment needs of their employees.”

Jesal explained his reason for joining, “Capita’s revolutionary approach to DC consultancy, Maestro really resonated with me. Working on the behavioural aspects of investment and developing member focused solutions is essential in this changing market especially with the introduction of freedom in pensions. Building and leading a team that will work on innovative investment structures to engage more with our clients’ members is the next logical step to take and I’m excited to be doing it with Capita.”

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