Natixis Global Asset Management Appoints David Giunta President and CEO for the U.S. and Canada

David Giunta, President and CEO for the U.S. and Canada, Natixis Global Asset Management (Photo: Business Wire)

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BOSTON--()--David Giunta, currently President and CEO of U.S. and Canadian Distribution for Natixis Global Asset Management, has assumed an expanded role as President and CEO for the U.S. and Canada. In his new role, Giunta has additional responsibility for the firm’s affiliated investment managers in the region while continuing to oversee distribution there. Giunta will report directly to Jean Raby, who is joining Natixis on Feb. 20 as CEO of Natixis Global Asset Management.

“Over the past nine years, David has steadily grown our U.S. business to become one of the top players in the market, and he will bring a great depth and breadth of experience to his new role that will help ensure a seamless transition,” said Laurent Mignon, CEO of Natixis.

Giunta joined Natixis Global Asset Management in January 2008. He previously worked at Fidelity Investments for 14 years, where he served as president of Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund, a donor-advised fund and one of the largest public charities in the U.S. He also headed Fidelity Charitable Services, a leading provider of administrative and other services to charitable organizations.

Giunta earned a BS degree in accounting from Bentley College in 1987 and an MBA from Boston College in 1991, and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He currently serves on the boards of trustees at Bentley University and The Partnership, Inc., the Board of Ambassadors for the Home for Little Wanderers, and the Boston Medical Center Philanthropic Trust Board.

Giunta will take over oversight of investment affiliates in the region from former President and CEO for the Americas & Asia, John Hailer, who has announced plans to retire from Natixis to dedicate himself more fully to public service and philanthropic work. Hailer will remain with the firm until the end of April to assist with the transition.

“In his 19 years at Natixis, John was instrumental in building a successful international distribution platform and fostering a global culture of teamwork and community involvement,” said Mignon.

Hailer is Chairman of the Board for the New England Council and the Back Bay Association and also serves as Trustee on several boards, including Boston Medical Center, Boston Public Library and the Newport Festivals Foundations.

About Natixis Global Asset Management

Natixis Global Asset Management serves thoughtful investment professionals worldwide with more insightful ways to invest. Through our Durable Portfolio Construction® approach, we focus on risk to help them construct more strategic portfolios that seek to endure today’s unpredictable markets. We draw from deep investor and industry insights and partner closely with our clients to put objective data behind the discussion.

Natixis Global Asset Management is ranked among the world’s largest asset management firms.1 Uniting over 20 specialized investment managers globally ($877 billion AUM2), we bring a diverse range of solutions to every strategic opportunity. From insight to action, Natixis Global Asset Management helps our clients better serve their own with more durable portfolios.

Headquartered in Paris and Boston, Natixis Global Asset Management, S.A. is part of Natixis. Listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, Natixis is a subsidiary of BPCE, the second-largest banking group in France. Natixis Global Asset Management, S.A.’s affiliated investment management firms and distribution and service groups include Active Index Advisors;3 AEW Capital Management; AEW Europe; AlphaSimplex Group; Axeltis; Darius Capital Partners; DNCA Investments;4 Dorval Finance;5 Emerise;6 Gateway Investment Advisers; H2O Asset Management;5 Harris Associates; IDFC Asset Management Company; Loomis, Sayles & Company; Managed Portfolio Advisors;3 McDonnell Investment Management; Mirova;5 Natixis Asset Management; Ossiam; Seeyond;7 Vaughan Nelson Investment Management; Vega Investment Managers; and Natixis Global Asset Management Private Equity, which includes Seventure Partners, Naxicap Partners, Alliance Entreprendre, Euro Private Equity, Caspian Private Equity and Eagle Asia Partners. Visit ngam.natixis.com for more information.

1 Cerulli Quantitative Update: Global Markets 2016 ranked Natixis Global Asset Management, S.A. as the 16th largest asset manager in the world based on assets under management ($870.3 billion) as of December 31, 2015.
2 Net asset value as of December 31, 2016. Assets under management (AUM) may include assets for which non-regulatory AUM services are provided. Non-regulatory AUM includes assets which do not fall within the SEC’s definition of ‘regulatory AUM’ in Form ADV, Part 1.
3 A division of NGAM Advisors, L.P.
4 A brand of DNCA Finance.
5 A subsidiary of Natixis Asset Management.
6 A brand of Natixis Asset Management and Natixis Asset Management Asia Limited, based in Singapore and Paris.
7 A brand of Natixis Asset Management.

Contacts

Natixis Global Asset Management
Ted Meyer, +1 617-449-2507
Ted.Meyer@ngam.natixis.com
or
Wesley Eberle, +44 203 405 4202
Wesley.Eberle@ngam.natixis.com

Release Summary

Natixis Global Asset Management has appointed David Giunta President and CEO for the U.S. and Canada. John Hailer announced he is retiring as CEO for the Americas & Asia to focus on philanthropy.

Contacts

Natixis Global Asset Management
Ted Meyer, +1 617-449-2507
Ted.Meyer@ngam.natixis.com
or
Wesley Eberle, +44 203 405 4202
Wesley.Eberle@ngam.natixis.com