Company: J.P. Morgan Asset Management
Appointment: Joanna Gallegos
Gallegos was appointed
as head of U.S. ETFs at J.P. Morgan. Gallegos has been working at J.P. Morgan since 2013 and will be succeeding Bob Deutsch, who is retiring.
Company: American Century Investments
Appointment: Edward Rosenberg
Rosenberg was appointed
senior vice president and head of ETFs at American Century Investments. Rosenberg has over 17 years of investment experience as well as over a decade of experience developing and manging ETFs for a variety of firms such as the Vanguard Group
and Russel Investments
Company: Securities and Exchange Commission
Appointment: Stephanie Avakian
and Steven Peikin
Avakian and Peikin were appointed
as Co-directors of the Division of Enforcement at the SEC. Avakian was previously an acting director of the Division of Enforcement at SEC and Peikin was a former federal prosecutor.
Company: BlackRock Inc.
Appointment: Heather Brownlie
and Jim Hill
Brownlie was appointed
U.S. head of fixed-income ETFs at BlackRock Inc. Hill was appointed as an adviser to BlackRock's ETF business. Brownlie previously worked for the Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
and Hill previously worked at Morgan Stanley
and Credit Suisse Group AG
Company: John Hancock Funds
Appointment: Neil Kay
Kay was appointed
managing director of ETFs for the West Coast at John Hancock Funds. Kay previously worked for Hartford Funds
Company: Fenimore Asset Management
Appointment: Greg Champion
Champion has joined
the Fenimore Asset Management Board of Directors. He was previously an attorney and a managing member at Bond, Schoeneck & King
Company: Capital Management Group
Appointment: Kevin Small
Small has been appointed
as a senior wealth advisor at the Capital Management Group. Previously, Small was a financial consultant at AXA Advisors
Company: Cohen & Steers Capital Management
Appointment: Jessen Fahey
Fahey was appointed
Vice President of the Cohen & Steers wealth management team to specialize in the defined contribution investment-only (DCIO) marketplace. Previously, Fahey worked at Columbia Threadneedle Investments
as regional vice president of sales.
Company: Mercy Advisors
Appointment: Dave Welling
Welling was appointed
CEO of Mercy Advisors. He will be replacing David Barton
who will now assume the role of vice chairman and will lead the firm's newly created merger-and-acquisition efforts. Welling previously worked as co-general manager of SS&C Advent
Company: JP Morgan Global Alternatives
Appointment: Brad Demong
and Leander Christofides
Demong and Christofides were appointed
as Co-CIOs of the new Global Special Situations group at J.P. Morgan. Demong and Christofides previously held senior roles in J.P. Morgan's Corporate and Investment Bank, most recently managing Leverage & Distressed Private Side Research and Trading for the EMEA region.
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