LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The TCW Group, a global asset management firm, today announced that Jeffrey Engelsman has joined the firm as Global Chief Compliance Officer. In this role, he will be responsible for development, oversight and assessment of the firm’s policies and procedures to ensure compliance with government and industry regulations in all jurisdictions in which TCW operates. Engelsman is based in Los Angeles and reports jointly to David Lippman, President and Chief Executive Officer of TCW, and Meredith Jackson, Executive Vice President and General Counsel.
Engelsman has nearly 20 years of experience in asset management compliance. He joins TCW from New York Life Investment Management, where he was most recently a managing director and chief compliance officer for more than 70 open-end and closed-end funds. Prior to New York Life, he served as senior counsel to Deutsche Asset Management, where he oversaw mutual fund governance, offshore fund governance and 1940 Act regulatory matters.
“Jeff is a highly qualified individual with a strong track record running legal and compliance programs for large asset managers, and we are confident his extensive experience will be invaluable as we continue to grow our business globally,” said Lippman.
Jackson added, “As the regulatory environment evolves both in the U.S. and around the world, Jeff brings a deep understanding of the issues, laws and regulations that face the asset management industry, and we are pleased to welcome him to TCW.”
Engelsman holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and a Juris Doctor from Boston University School of Law. He also holds an LL.M. in taxation, and FINRA Series 7, Series 24 and Series 63 licenses.
About The TCW Group
Founded in 1971, The TCW Group, Inc. develops and manages a broad range of innovative, value-added investment products that strive to enhance and protect clients’ wealth, with over $140 billion in assets under management. TCW clients include many of the largest corporate and public pension plans, financial institutions, endowments and foundations in the U.S., as well as a substantial number of foreign investors and high net worth individuals. For more information, please visit www.tcw.com.