WALNUT CREEK, Calif., May 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Advisor Partners today announced that Scott P. Ruddick has joined the firm as Managing Director. "We are delighted to have Scott on our team," said CEO and Chief Investment Officer Vikas Oswal. "He has been a highly successful, senior financial services executive for more than 20 years and has extensive experience helping firms expand their business."
Most recently Ruddick was Managing Director of Business Development, North America, at Mellon Capital Management (a Bank of New York Mellon company). He spent a total of 14 years with Mellon Capital in Executive Management and Business Development roles, during which time the firm experienced exceptional growth in assets under management.
Ruddick previously worked as Managing Director, Head of Institutional at Eaton Vance Investment Managers, and in various marketing and client service roles with PanAgora Asset Management and The Boston Company. In addition to building enduring strategic partnerships, Ruddick has been successful at forming and expanding relationships with investment consultants around the globe.
Ruddick, who will be based in the firm's Boston office, received his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Hartford.
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Founded in 2001, Advisor Partners is an investment advisory firm providing a broad range of sophisticated investment solutions to financial advisors, family offices and financial institutions. Vikas Oswal, CFA®, joined the firm as President and Chief Investment Officer in 2016, bringing 18 years of experience in senior research and investment positions at Mellon Capital Management with him to his new leadership role at Advisor Partners. Andrew Rudd, Ph.D., co-founder and former CEO of Barra, Inc., serves as chairman of Advisor Partners. For more information, visit www.AdvisorPartners.com.
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