Five Areas of Focus for Defined Contribution Plans
Addressing the most common answers to lingering questions plan sponsors have about plan design, public policy, investments, default options, and retirement.
Josh Cohen, CFA, is a Managing Director, Head of Client Solutions for PGIM DC Solutions. Mr. Cohen leads the team’s efforts to bring defined contribution insights and solutions to PGIM’s clients and the market. Prior to joining PGIM, Mr. Cohen was the Head of Defined Contribution for Russell Investments where he was responsible for the leadership, strategic direction, and growth of Russell Investments’ U.S. Defined Contribution (DC) asset management business across the institutional and intermediary channels. Prior to his twelve years at Russell Investments, Mr. Cohen spent nine years at Hewitt Associates.
Highly regarded throughout the industry and a recognized DC thought leader, Mr. Cohen served a three-year term (2013-2015) as a member of the Department of Labor’s ERISA Advisory Council on policies and regulations affecting employee benefit plans governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. Mr. Cohen is the host of PGIM’s podcast series The Accidental Plan Sponsor and is also actively involved with several industry organizations, including the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI), where he serves as a member of the board of trustees and as the chair of the executive committee, and the Defined Contribution Institutional Investment Association (DCIIA), where he previously served on the executive committee and as the chair of the Retirement Research Board. Mr. Cohen earned his BA from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the University of Chicago. Mr. Cohen holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.
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