RiskFirst Targets North America Growth With Hire of Former PBGC CEO

Fintech company RiskFirst (A Moody’s Analytics Company) has appointed Charles Millard to develop its North American defined benefit (DB) pensions client base, which includes pension plans, consultants and asset managers. Millard, working in an advisory role based in RiskFirst’s New York City office, will harness his expertise and extensive network of North American pension plans to help grow RiskFirst’s client base in the US and Canada.

RiskFirst provides risk analytics and reporting solutions to the pensions and investment markets through its platform PFaroe, and is firmly established as a market-leader in the UK. RiskFirst has seen significant growth in the US in recent years and is seeking to take this to the next level.

Millard brings valuable experience, having held senior positions within the industry for nearly 20 years, including at the US Government’s Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), Citigroup and BP Direct Securities. Through his role as CEO of the PBGC – which has a strong focus on the liabilities of corporate pension plans as well as its own liabilities – he is well-positioned to understand the challenges facing the industry, and the value of RiskFirst’s solution, PFaroeDB, in assisting asset owners and their advisors in zeroing in on dynamic measurements of funded status and liability.