HESTA has appointed an industry veteran to its operations team in order to strengthen investment performance.
Feroz Jordan will join HESTA’s operation team as the new general manager of investment data and systems.
“Robust technology and data systems underpin HESTA’s continued focus on delivering strong, long-term investment performance for our members,” said COO Stephen Reilly. “Feroz has deep knowledge of superannuation products and experience in delivering strategic information technology projects for the financial services sector.
“I’m delighted to welcome him to the team as we continue to strengthen our investment execution capability.”
Mr Jordan will work with the investment management team to continue to oversee the design and implementation of a fit-for-purpose data framework and investment operating platform.
“Technology innovation and data-led decision-making are core foundations of the [fund],” Mr Reilly said. “It’s critical we continue to invest in developing strong data-oriented frameworks to support our [investment] team with real-time insights that will enhance their ability to deliver strong, long-term returns for members.”
Mr Jordan was previously a vice-president with Morgan Stanley, managing the delivery of several large-scale private wealth management technology projects. He joins HESTA from SS&C Bluedoor, a wealth management platform for superannuation, where he was senior director – head of product and technology.
“I’m looking forward to joining HESTA at such an exciting time as the [fund] continues developing its investment operations architecture to ensure we’re [well positioned] to continue making a real difference to the financial future of every member,” Mr Jordan said.
He will commence in the new role on 15 June 2020.
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