SEI Expands UK Defined Contribution Team with Senior Hire

October 16, 2018

Appointment Supports SEI’s Commitment to the Defined Contribution Market

LONDON, 16 Oct., 2018 – SEI (NASDAQ:SEIC) today announced that it has appointed Louise Whyte as Regional Director of Defined Contribution (DC) in its Institutional Group. Whyte will be responsible for business development in the EMEA region, playing an integral role in the development and growth of SEI’s DC proposition, which includes the market-leading SEI DC Master Trust. Based in SEI’s London office, Whyte will report to Ian Love, a Managing Director in SEI’s Institutional Group, and will work closely with SEI’s UK Head of DC, Steve Charlton.

“SEI’s strong reputation as an innovative market leader attracted me to the company."

Whyte brings over 20 years of business experience from the banking and investment management sector. She most recently served as a relationship manager at BlackRock, where she was responsible for more than 100 DC pension plans. Prior to BlackRock, Whyte worked in a variety of client-facing roles at JM Finn & Co., Jupiter Asset Management and M&G.

Commenting on the appointment, Love said:

“Louise brings a wealth of knowledge to the team, and her appointment demonstrates our continued focus on meeting and anticipating our institutional clients’ needs. SEI’s DC Master Trust was one of the first Master Trusts to launch in the UK, and it continues to provide market-leading results and tailored solutions to both employers and members. Louise will be working closely with Steve Charlton, who has been instrumental in further developing our DC offering in the U.K. and other global markets since joining SEI last November.”

Whyte said of her appointment:

“SEI’s strong reputation as an innovative market leader attracted me to the company. DC is an important focus for SEI, and I am excited to take on this new challenge and work with the team to build on their existing success in the DC market.”

About SEI’s Institutional Group

SEI’s Institutional Group is one of the first and largest global providers of outsourced investment management services. The company delivers integrated retirement, healthcare and nonprofit solutions to more than 485 clients in 12 countries, as of June 30, 2018. Our solutions are designed to help clients meet financial objectives, reduce business risk and fulfill their due diligence requirements through implemented strategies for the management of defined benefit plans, defined contribution plans, endowments, foundations and board-designated funds. 

About SEI

Now in its 50th year of business, SEI (NASDAQ:SEIC) is a leading global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions that help corporations, financial institutions, financial advisors, and ultra-high-net-worth families create and manage wealth. As of June 30, 2018, through its subsidiaries and partnerships in which the company has a significant interest, SEI manages, advises or administers $882 billion in hedge, private equity, mutual fund and pooled or separately managed assets, including $331 billion in assets under management and $545 billion in client assets under administration.