Rita is Co-Head of DC and is responsible for overseeing the DC business at LGIM. She was previously Head of DC Sales and managed LGIM’s intermediated and direct-to-client sales efforts across bundled and unbundled products. Rita joined LGIM in December 2015 from Friends Life where she held the title of Business Development Director and was responsible for new business development within the Corporate Advisor Market.
Rita has held a number of senior sales roles at competitor firms and prior to that, she was a DC Sales Consultant at Mercer where she worked on Mercer’s MWS proposition which utilised Mercer’s investment expertise in portfolio construction, asset allocation and usage of unit-linked investment funds with the technology of a panel of platform providers. Rita also worked at Threadneedle Investment where she was Head of DC with responsibility for the DC investment only and bundled proposition. Rita has a wealth of DC experience with a broad spectrum of product, client and sales experience.