BOSTON, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eaton Vance Corp. (NYSE: EV) announced today that Michael T. Dirstine has joined Eaton Vance as Vice President, Institutional Business Development, responsible for identifying and developing relationships with corporate and select public pension plans, endowments, foundations and other institutional investors. Mr. Dirstine is based in Boston and covers the Southeast territory. He reports to Michael Kotarski, Co-Director of Institutional Business Development.
"Eaton Vance is delighted to welcome Michael to the institutional team," said Mr. Kotarski. "His demonstrated track record of success delivering sophisticated investment solutions for more than a decade will be a tremendous asset as we expand our institutional presence in the Southeast. His addition to the team continues our tradition of attracting and employing the highest caliber professionals."
Prior to joining Eaton Vance, Mr. Dirstine served as Vice President, Institutional Sales for State Street Global Advisors. During his tenure at SSgA, he was one of the firm's top producers and cultivated and strengthened key relationships to expand the firm's presence in the Southeast. Prior to joining SSgA in 2005, Mr. Dirstine held Senior Vice President positions at both State Street Research & Management and Putnam Investments. Mr. Dirstine holds a BS from the University of Massachusetts and an MS from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. He has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst and CAIA designations and is a member of the Boston Security Analysts Society, CFA Institute and CAIA Association. Mr. Dirstine holds the FINRA series 3, 6, 7, 26 and 63 licenses.
Eaton Vance is one of the oldest investment management firms in the United States, with a history dating to 1924. Eaton Vance and its affiliates managed $197.5 billion in assets as of on April 30, 2012, offering individuals and institutions a broad array of investment strategies and wealth management solutions. The Company's long record of providing exemplary service 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 www.eatonvance.com.
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