XPS Pensions Group Appoints New Chief Information Officer

Jon Marchant has been appointed Chief Information Officer and a Partner at XPS Pensions Group in a newly created senior role for the Group.

Jon has worked across a wide range of financial services companies throughout his career including Halifax, Scottish Widows, Capital One and the Co-operative Group working in a variety of business and technology roles. He spent the last ten years working as Chief Information Officer for PayPoint plc a payments and retail services specialist. Jon has direct experience of building award winning innovative solutions and in particular recent experience of creating software as a service (SaaS) platforms.

Paul Cuff, Chief Executive Officer at XPS Pensions Group said: “We are delighted that Jon decided to join us in this exciting period for XPS. Technology is at the heart of everything we do at XPS and we have ambitious plans for the future. Jon brings with him a wealth of experience gained in a wide variety of financial services businesses and a strong record of delivering innovative customer facing digital services, a particular area of focus for XPS Pensions Group as we move forward, particularly in further developing our member engagement strategy.”

Jon Marchant, Chief Information Officer, added: “This is a fantastic opportunity, and I am very excited at joining XPS at time of significant growth.  There is a large appetite for technology transformation in the business. I am keen to build on the current strong systems line-up to develop solutions that will delight our members and clients making XPS a digital savvy player in the pensions arena. I am particularly impressed with the company culture that hits you the moment you walk through the door, this is a special place to work with everyone demonstrating a fantastic supportive and positive ‘can do’ attitude.”