Friday, 12 June 2020 11:32

Jordan joins Hesta's operations team


Superannuation fund Hesta has appointed Feroz Jordan to the role of 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."

Jordan brings more than 20 years' experience in technology. He joins Hesta from hedge fund and private equity administrator SS&C where he was most recently senior director and head of product and technology for the Bluedoor integrated registry system.

He previously served as a vice president at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, a unit manager at Amadeus, a director of Your Utilities, and a technical specialist at Air New Zealand.

Jordan hold a Bachelor of Technology in computer systems engineering from Massey University (New Zealand), and multiple certifications from Pragmatic Institute.

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Stephen Withers is one of Australia¹s most experienced IT journalists, having begun his career in the days of 8-bit 'microcomputers'. He covers the gamut from gadgets to enterprise systems. In previous lives he has been an academic, a systems programmer, an IT support manager, and an online services manager. Stephen holds an honours degree in Management Sciences and a PhD in Industrial and Business Studies.

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