Nick Nefouse

Nick Nefouse

Head of Defined Contribution Investment and Product Strategy

Nick Nefouse, CFA, Managing Director, is a member of the US & Canada Defined Contribution Group. He heads the DC Investment & Product Strategy team, driving key initiatives and managing the DC product and solutions architecture. The team is responsible for positioning and articulating the DC product set and capabilities to plan sponsors, consultants, advisors and platforms. The team also partners with the DC Research and Product Development teams to evolve DC solutions, and the distribution teams to provide thought leadership and client analytics.


Mr Nefouse spent the last 10 years of his career in product strategy roles where he was responsible for developing strategic product plans and the positioning of products both internally and externally. These roles included the Lead Product Strategist for the Global Emerging Markets team, the Senior Investment Strategist in the Alpha Strategies groupand the Lead Product Strategist on the London-based Global Equity team.


Mr. Nefouse's service with the firm dates back to 2003, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, which merged with BlackRock in 2006. At MLIM, he worked as a product specialist for the BlackRock Global Allocation team and began his career on the US Retail sales desk in Princeton, NJ.

Mr. Nefouse earned a BA degree in economics from Michigan State University in 2003 and is a board member on the Financial Markets Institute at Michigan State University. He is a CFA charter holder.