Natixis Global Asset Management Appoints New Senior Vice President of Global Public Relations and Communications

BOSTON--()--Natixis Global Asset Management (Natixis) has recently hired Ted Meyer for the role of Senior Vice President of Global Public Relations and Communications. Meyer joins Natixis from Reality Shares, Inc. where he was the director of communications.

Meyer will assume a key role in the development of the global public relations and communications strategy and will be responsible for overseeing activities in the U.S. and Canada. He will work closely with international counterpart Wesley Eberle and his UK-based team to provide support at the corporate, distribution and affiliate levels of Natixis.

The Boston-based public relations team will report to Meyer who will report to Caren Leedom, Executive Vice President of Global Communications and Public Relations. “With more than 20 years of experience Ted’s background makes him a great addition to the global public relations and communications team,” said Leedom.

Meyer joined Reality Shares, Inc., an innovative start-up asset management company, in February of 2015 and led their communications and marketing efforts. Among other accomplishments, he helped the firm develop and launch a new series of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) based on proprietary market strength and dividend health indicators, and he structured and implemented a content marketing and thought leadership program.

Along with Reality Shares, Inc., Meyer progressively expanded his experience in media relations and communications through positions at leading corporations. Meyer built the communications program at First Solar Inc., providing key support to executive management from 2010 – 2013. Prior to that role, he was the head of communications in the Americas for Deutsche Bank AG, where he worked for 10 years, and was responsible for internal communications, media relations and brand communications for Deutsche Bank’s operations throughout the region. Before his time at Deutsche Bank, Meyer worked in media relations at UBS and served as media relations and internal communications manager at General Electric Co.

A native of Pine Island, Minnesota, Meyer received a dual degree in public relations and marketing management from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications & the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University with honors.

Meyer and his wife Cathy will be relocating to Boston from Scottsdale, Arizona.

About Natixis Global Asset Management, S.A.
Natixis Global Asset Management, S.A. is a multi-affiliate organization that offers a single point of access to more than 20 specialized investment firms in the Americas, Europe and Asia. The firm ranks among the world’s largest asset managers.1 Through its Durable Portfolio Construction® philosophy, the company is dedicated to providing innovative ideas on asset allocation and risk management that can help institutions, advisors and individuals address a range of modern market challenges. Natixis Global Asset Management, S.A brings together the expertise of multiple specialized investment managers based in Europe, the Americas and Asia to offer a wide spectrum of equity, fixed-income and alternative investment strategies.

Headquartered in Paris and Boston, Natixis Global Asset Management, S.A.’s assets under management totaled $865.9 billion (€775.5 billion) as of September 30, 2015.2 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 Investment Advisors;3 AEW Capital Management; AEW Europe; AlphaSimplex Group; Aurora Investment Management; Axeltis; Capital Growth Management; Cube Infrastructure Managers; 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 Snyder Capital Management; 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 2015 ranked Natixis Global Asset Management, S.A. as the 17th largest asset manager in the world based on assets under management $890.0 billion as of December 31, 2014.
2 Net asset value as of September 30, 2015. 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 U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s definition of ‘regulatory AUM’ in Form ADV, Part 1.
3 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.

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Contacts

NATIXIS GLOBAL ASSET MANAGEMENT
Elizabeth Bartlett, 617-449-2549
elizabeth.bartlett@ngam.natixis.com

Release Summary

Natixis Global Asset Management has recently hired Ted Meyer for the role of SVP, Global Public Relations and Communications.

Contacts

NATIXIS GLOBAL ASSET MANAGEMENT
Elizabeth Bartlett, 617-449-2549
elizabeth.bartlett@ngam.natixis.com