Simon Chinnery was named head of defined contribution client solutions at Legal & General Investment Management, a spokeswoman said.
The position is new. He started Monday.
Reporting to Emma Douglas, head of defined contribution, and Chris DeMarco, head of institutional client management and strategy, Mr. Chinnery will also work closely with the DC and investment teams at LGIM to further develop the firm’s DC investment strategy. He is also a DC client relationship manager.
Mr. Chinnery was head of U.K. defined contribution at J.P. Morgan Asset Management. He left earlier this year. A spokeswoman declined to comment.
LGIM has £853 billion ($1.1 trillion) in assets under management. U.K. DC assets totaled £49.8 billion as of June 30.