SEI Expands UK Defined Contribution Team with Senior Hire
Appointment Supports SEI’s Commitment to the Defined Contribution Market
LONDON, 15 Oct., 2018 – SEI (NASDAQ:SEIC) today announced that it has appointed Louise Whyte as Regional Director of Defined Contribution (DC) in its Institutional Group. Whyte will be responsible for business development in the EMEA region, playing an integral role in the development and growth of SEI’s DC proposition, which includes the market-leading SEI DC Master Trust. Based in SEI’s London office, Whyte will report to Ian Love, a Managing Director in SEI’s Institutional Group, and will work closely with SEI’s UK Head of DC, Steve Charlton.
Whyte brings over 20 years of business experience from the banking and investment management sector. She most recently served as a relationship manager at BlackRock, where she was responsible for more than 100 DC pension plans. Prior to BlackRock, Whyte worked in a variety of client-facing roles at JM Finn & Co., Jupiter Asset Management and M&G.
Commenting on the appointment, Love said:
“Louise brings a wealth of knowledge to the team, and her appointment demonstrates our continued focus on meeting and anticipating our institutional clients’ needs. SEI’s DC Master Trust was one of the first Master Trusts to launch in the UK, and it continues to provide market-leading results and tailored solutions to both employers and members. Louise will be working closely with Steve Charlton, who has been instrumental in further developing our DC offering in the U.K. and other global markets since joining SEI last November.”
Whyte said of her appointment:
“SEI’s strong reputation as an innovative market leader attracted me to the company. DC is an important focus for SEI, and I am excited to take on this new challenge and work with the team to build on their existing success in the DC market.”