Hewitt Associates appoints chief investment officer in DC team

Hewitt Associates, a global HR consulting and outsourcing company, has announced the return of Anne Swift to the company to take on the role of chief investment officer within its UK defined contribution (DC) team.

Swift joins Hewitt from BlackRock, where she was a director within the organisation’s account management group, investment officer for BlackRock’s DC business and actively involved in its development of products and services.

Prior to joining BlackRock, Anne had spent two years with Hewitt where she was involved in the initial implementation of Hewitt’s DC investment platform.†Before that, she was head of DC member communications at Deutsche Asset Management.

Andrew Warwick-Thompson, head of Hewitt’s UK DC team, said: “We are delighted that Anne Swift has agreed to return to Hewitt. As a skilled market professional, Anne will bring extensive knowledge and experience to our clients, and is the ideal person to take on this important position within our DC team.

“Anne will play a key role in directing Hewitt DC investment platform services which offer our clients straightforward access to the best fund managers in the market, using market-leading technology and at the most favourable prices available.”