David Christopher was named managing director, defined contribution investment-only institutional sales at Nuveen, confirmed company spokeswoman Mary Ellen Higgins.
The position is new.
Mr. Christopher will help expand Nuveen's presence in the mega plan market by developing relationships with DC plan sponsors. He is based in Radnor, Pa., and will report to Erin Donnelly, executive vice president and head of Nuveen's DCIO business.
Mr. Christopher was an executive director on the DC institutional sales team at J.P. Morgan Asset Management. JPMAM spokeswoman Kristen Chambers declined to comment on a replacement.
Nuveen had $967 billion in assets under management as of March 31.