Corporate DC plans

Ernst & Young taps new CIO

Walter Kress was named chief investment officer for the defined benefit and defined contribution plans of Ernst & Young LLP.

November 01, 2016 | 04:37 pm

Tailored Brands sews up Empower as record keeper for Men’s Wearhouse 401(k) plan

Tailored Brands Inc. hired Empower Retirement as record keeper for The Men’s Wearhouse Inc.’s 401k Savings Plan.

October 31, 2016 | 01:34 pm
Shirley Zabiegala: Redesigning a financial program  to customize investment message

Shirley Zabiegala: Redesigning a financial program to customize investment message

Shirley Zabiegala, director of savings and retirement for Nestle USA Inc., won an Excellence & Innovation Award for redesigning a financial wellness program that caters to different participants'...

October 31, 2016
Katie Nedl: Using videos to empower Gen X, Gen Y employees on retirement goals

Katie Nedl: Using videos to empower Gen X, Gen Y employees on retirement goals

Concerned that employees weren't taking full advantage of retirement savings opportunities at BlackRock Inc., Katie Nedl orchestrated an interactive video campaign to encourage greater participation...

October 31, 2016
Erika Kirchner: Giving older workers a real choice managing their 401(k) investments

Erika Kirchner: Giving older workers a real choice managing their 401(k) investments

Erika Kirchner won an Excellence & Innovation Award for giving 401(k) plan participants a choice. As vice president of human resources for Bertelsmann Inc., Ms. Kirchner instituted a design change in ...

October 31, 2016
Sheila Rowaily: Offering workers a way to invest without compromising religion

Sheila Rowaily: Offering workers a way to invest without compromising religion

At the Saudi Arabian Oil Co., employees from Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations had a defined contribution plan that offered a limited choice and weak returns, and did not comply with religious...

October 31, 2016
Fees a hot topic at DC West conference

Fees a hot topic at DC West conference

The continued fee scrutiny that plan executives face permeated discussions at Pensions & Investments' West Coast Defined Contribution Conference, held in San Diego Oct. 23-25.

October 28, 2016 | 11:15 am
DOL issues first of three FAQs on new fiduciary standard

DOL issues first of three FAQs on new fiduciary standard

The Department of Labor published the first of several FAQs to help people prepare for its upcoming conflict-of-interest rule that goes into effect on April 10.

October 27, 2016 | 03:43 pm
AT&T, Time Warner deal would combine $89 billion in retirement assets

AT&T, Time Warner deal would combine $89 billion in retirement assets

AT&T Inc. agreed to purchase Time Warner Inc., potentially creating a combined company with about $89 billion in retirement plan assets.

October 24, 2016 | 11:12 am

Crain Communications revamps DC plan

Crain Communications Inc., the Detroit-based publishing company and parent of Pensions & Investments, announced a series of changes to its defined contribution retirement plan for 2017.

October 19, 2016 | 04:30 pm
Wells Fargo sued over fiduciary breaches with its 401(k) plan company stock fund

Wells Fargo sued over fiduciary breaches with its 401(k) plan company stock fund

A participant in the Wells Fargo 401(k) Plan sued plan executives, corporate executives and several corporate entities alleging that executives failed in their fiduciary duties to manage the plan's...

October 13, 2016 | 03:42 pm

Alaska Railroad seeks investment consultant for DB, DC, health-care plans

Alaska Railroad Corp. is searching for an investment consultant for its defined benefit plan, defined contribution plans and health-care trust with about $296 million in assets combined.

October 12, 2016 | 02:21 pm

Airbus DS Communications launches invitation-only DC consultant search

Airbus DS Communications is searching for an investment consultant for its $40 million 401(k) plan.

October 06, 2016 | 03:02 pm

Uniper appoints U.K. pensions manager

Adrian Furnell was named U.K. pensions manager for Uniper.

October 05, 2016 | 01:23 pm

DTE Energy hires new CIO

Angela Buk was named chief investment officer at DTE Energy Inc., Detroit.

September 28, 2016 | 12:25 pm