22 November 2020 – Irish Life picked up a number of top awards at the Irish Pension Awards 2020, receiving accolades for its investment management, defined contribution and asset management expertise. Now in their 10th year, the Irish Pension Awards recognise excellence and professionalism in the pension industry, across funds, providers, advisers and pension professionals.
Irish Life Investment Managers (ILIM) was named Investment Manager of the Year at the event, receiving the award for the sixth time in the last eight years. The Irish Life Corporate Business team won the Excellence in Defined Contribution Award, which recognises those firms that stand out in the provision of DC services, through the use of innovation, dynamic investment solutions, and effective communication. Setanta Asset Management, an independent investment management firm owned by Irish Life, was named Equities Manager of the Year, for the third year in a row.
Declan Bolger, CEO of Irish Life Group said: “It is fantastic to be recognised by the Irish pensions industry with these awards, particularly when we are being judged against our peers. These awards are testimony to the dedication and commitment of the Irish Life teams across the Group. Our customers put their trust in us to build a better future for them and that is our motivation as we continually strive to provide the best services and investment solutions to our clients.”
The judges of the Irish Pension Awards 2020 were drawn from across Ireland’s financial services sphere to include pension providers, industry bodies, consultants, financial services and representatives from various Irish pension and financial associations.