Company: Federated Investors
Appointments: Bill Taki, Bill Mukai, Hun Pil Yoe
Taki was appointed
as chief executive officer of Federated Investors Asia Pacific. In his new role, Taki will be focused on business development efforts and opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region. In addition, Mukai also joins the distribution team as head of Asia-Pacific client relationships, and managing director. Yoe will also join as managing director. All were previously employed at Phoenix Global Capital Management.
Company: Nuveen Investments
Appointee: Marty Willis
Willis, Nuveen CMO, was given
the Gold Achievement Award
for accomplishments in financial services, and on commitment to diversity and inclusion by the Girl Scouts. Willis will officially be honored at the Girl Scoutsí annual Gold Achievement Gala in Manhattan, on May 1.
Company: Sequoia Financial Group
Appointment: Chris Creahan
Creahan was hired by Sequoia as managing director. His responsibilities include managing the activities of the entire asset management team at Sequoia, communicating with client base, and overseeing investment strategy. Previously, Creahan was vice president at Huntington Private Bank.
Company: Eaton Vance
Appointment: Michael A. Allison
Allison was appointed
sole PM of Eaton Vance Risk-Managed Diversified Equity Income Fund (ETJ).
Allison has managed this fund since 2007. Since 2012
, Kevin J. Amell
also PMed the fund alongside Allison. (Yesterday the SEC filed charges
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