New P&I/DCIIA award lauds defined contribution plan executives for thinking outside the box.
Barbara Kontje, director of global retirement and smart saving for American Express' 401(k) plan, talks about her team's decision to produce as much virtual education as possible for the 5,000 employees who work off-site.
Carol Cypert and her team at the City and County of San Francisco Employees Retirement System's deferred compensation program decided to use custom target-date funds that include alternatives.
The key to achieving an innovative lifetime income option is not only educating participants but also educating key stakeholders, says Kevin Hanney, director of non-U.S. pensions and savings plans at United Technologies Corp.
Dan Holupchinski felt strongly about changing the design of Deluxe Corp.'s 401(k) plan so participants would have 90% of their income at retirement.