UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J., Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Seix Investment Advisors LLC is pleased to announce today the appointment of Patrick J. Mc Nelis as Managing Director and Director of Sales, Marketing & Client Service. In this capacity, Mc Nelis will be responsible for leading institutional sales activities in the U.S. and abroad, managing the Client Service, Consultant Relations and Marketing teams and defining and executing the firm's strategy for continued growth in the global institutional asset management arena.
"I am delighted to have Patrick join us at this important and exciting moment for Seix," said James F. Keegan, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer. "Over the last few years, we have experienced meaningful growth in assets under management from institutional investors in the U.S and abroad, as our best-in-class fixed income and structured investment management capabilities are increasingly embraced by institutions seeking to enhance yield, generate absolute and superior risk adjusted returns, and construct investment programs that are liability sensitive. Patrick's extensive institutional asset management experience, his successful track record of generating profitable institutional asset growth, his stellar reputation in the industry, and his recognized leadership skills will enhance the strong image and profile of Seix Investment Advisors, and enable us to better serve our existing and growing client base."
Mc Nelis has more than 25 years of experience in the global institutional investment management industry. He joins Seix from Greenwich Associates, where he served as Managing Director in the firm's investment management consulting practice providing business strategy consulting services to more than a dozen institutional asset management organizations in the U.S. and in Europe. Prior to his tenure at Greenwich Associates, he served as Executive Vice President and Head of Global Distribution & Client Service for Pyramis Global Advisors, the primary institutional asset management subsidiary of Fidelity Investments. In that capacity, he was responsible for sales, consultant relations and client service activities in multiple U.S. and foreign locations, and he established the firm's first sales presence in London and Hong Kong. Earlier, he held similar executive leadership positions at Principal Global Investors and Citigroup Asset Management. "I am thrilled indeed to be joining Seix, a firm whose sterling reputation and brand identity evoke the highest levels of excellence in institutional portfolio management and client service," said Mc Nelis. "At a time when many global institutional investors are expressing a pronounced need for proven fixed income expertise, I am quite honored to join one of the industry's acknowledged fixed income leaders." Mc Nelis earned an MBA in Finance from New York University's Stern School of Business, and a BS in Economics from the same institution. He is a member of the Association of Investment Management Sales Executives (AIMSE), and is a past board member of the Institutional Investor Institute.
Patrick will be joining Seix effective February 27th.
About Seix Investment Advisors LLC
Seix Investment Advisors LLC is a $26.5 billion fixed income asset management firm whose product offerings span the broad investment grade, bank loan and high yield markets. The firm provides investment management services to a growing client base that includes endowments, foundations, corporations, healthcare organizations, municipalities, public funds, associations, insurance companies, labor unions and high net worth individuals. Seix is a registered investment adviser with the SEC and is an independently managed and autonomous subsidiary of RidgeWorth Capital Management, Inc.
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