JPMorgan Retirement Plan Services Gets New CEO

September 23, 2008 ( - JPMorgan announced the appointment of Pamela Popp as Chief Executive Officer of JPMorgan Retirement Plan Services.

Popp will be responsible for leading the strategy for the firm’s retirement plan recordkeeping business. She will report to Eve Guernsey, Chairman of the firm’s Retirement Plan Services business and CEO of JPMorgan Asset Management in the Americas.

Popp has spent the last 13 years with JPMorgan, most recently as Chief Operating Officer of Retirement Plan Services’ Emerging Markets business, and over 20 years in the industry overall, the announcement said. At JPMorgan, her responsibilities have also included heading the sponsor services organization and leading the CCA Strategies acquisition in 2006.

Prior to joining JPMorgan, Popp held several roles with American Century Investments and Hewitt Associates.

“We are fortunate to have someone with Pam’s tested leadership, industry expertise and dedication to Retirement Plan Services to lead the company,” said Guernsey, in the announcement.

Popp takes over for James E. Murphy who had been in the post since February 2008 (See JPMorgan Taps Murphy for Retirement Plan Services Post ).