HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hartford Investment Management Company (HIMCO), a subsidiary of The Hartford (NYSE: HIG), today announced that it has appointed John Melvin as managing director and head of portfolio management, effective Sept. 14, 2015. Melvin will report to Brion Johnson, president of HIMCO.
“John is a strong leader and a seasoned investor with a proven track record of success,” said Johnson. “John will play an integral role in accelerating continuous improvement at HIMCO by extending the scope of our portfolio management capability – driving collaboration, communication and efficiency across the firm.”
Melvin joins HIMCO with more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, most recently serving as managing director at Goldman Sachs Asset Management and chief investment officer of their global insurance asset management business. Previously, Melvin was head of insurance fixed income, Americas at Deutsche Insurance Asset Management. Earlier in his career, Melvin held various leadership roles in investment strategy and risk management.
Melvin holds a bachelor’s degree in business and economics from Lehigh University and an MBA in finance from the Stern School of Business, NYU.
Hartford Investment Management Company (HIMCO) is the institutional investment affiliate of The Hartford (NYSE: HIG) and is a registered investment advisor. HIMCO’s mission is the pursuit of investment excellence centered on each client’s success. The firm serves institutions including affiliated and non-affiliated corporations, insurance companies, foundations, endowments and employee benefit plans, and provides advisory and sub-advisory management services to mutual funds and sub-advisory services to unit investment trusts. More information on HIMCO is available at www.himco.com.
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