Neuberger Berman [see profile]
today said that it has hired David Eckert
as global head of infrastructure, effective June 1. Ecker hails from ING
, where he was global chief operating officer/chief information officer for its investment management and insurance business.
could not immediately reach an ING spokesman for comment on how Eckert's duties are being handled.
At Neuberger, Eckert will report to Andrew Komaroff
, chief operating officer, and work closely with the existing senior leadership of the firm’s information technology and operations groups. A spokesman for Neuberger told The MFWire
that Eckert will be in charge of a group of some 300 staffers.
“Our strong IT and operations capabilities have been critical to our success and we are eager for David to build upon this strength in this newly created role,” stated Komaroff.
Before joining ING in 2008, Eckert spent 15 years in a series of operations and technology roles with JP Morgan Chase, rising to chief information officer for its investment management business.
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