The Daily Mail and General Trust appoints actuary

Media group The Daily Mail and General Trust (DMGT) has appointed Hewitt Associates to provide actuarial services for it pension schemes

Hewitt will provide a range of support to these schemes, including guidance on funding, risk management advice and monitoring of funding levels.

Andy Cox, managing director of Hewitt in the UK, said: “We are delighted to have been appointed by DMGT after a rigorous selection process, and we are looking forward to working with them.

“We will bring to DMGT both our experience and our innovative ideas, with Richard Whitelam heading a talented and knowledgeable team which can offer considerable insight and expertise to help DMGT and the trustees of the schemes.”

The DMGT publishes the Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday, Metro and more than 100 local newspapers.