LONDON, July 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Eaton Vance Management (International) Limited (EVMI), a subsidiary of Eaton Vance Management, today announced that Tjalling (TJ) Halbertsma has joined the firm as Managing Director, EVMI, reporting to Matt Witkos, President, Eaton Vance Distributors, Inc. Effective 19 September 2016, Mr. Halbertsma will oversee existing and new business development globally for Eaton Vance across EMEA, Asia, including Japan, Latin America and Australia. This includes overall management of sales, client service and marketing activities. He will work collaboratively with the London-based investment teams on strategic planning and product development.
"TJ is a polished and professional distribution leader with a proven record of successfully leading business development teams globally," said Mr. Witkos. "He is highly motivated, focused on client relationships, and knowledgeable about how best to represent our investment management capabilities. We are confident in his ability to successfully lead our efforts."
Mr. Halbertsma joins EVMI from Nuveen Investments in London, where he served most recently as head of EMEA. Throughout his career, Mr. Halbertsma has historically concentrated on institutional markets. Most recently, he managed a team covering a range of markets focused on leveraged loans, U.S. and global equities and U.S. fixed income. Prior to joining Nuveen Investments, he worked as managing director at Man Group. Before this, he worked in equity sales for Morgan Stanley and for UBS Investment Bank.
Mr. Halbertsma earned a B.A. and M.S. in Business Administration with a major in Finance from Nyenrode University, the Netherlands Business School, Breukelen. He attended London Business School to follow the Corporate Finance Program. Mr. Halbertsma is fluent in Dutch, French, German and English.
Eaton Vance (NYSE: EV), is a leading global asset manager whose history dates to 1924. With offices in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, Eaton Vance and its affiliates managed $318.7 billion (USD) in assets as of 30 April 2016, offering individuals and institutions a broad array of investment strategies and wealth management solutions. The Company's long record of providing exemplary service, timely innovation and attractive returns through a variety of market conditions has made Eaton Vance the investment manager of choice for many of today's most discerning investors. For more information about Eaton Vance, visit http://www.eatonvance.co.uk/
Eaton Vance Management (International) Limited (EVMI) is registered in England and Wales. Registered Office: 125 Old Broad Street, London, EC2N 1AR. EVMI is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the United Kingdom.
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