BOSTON, May 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boards of Trustees of the Eaton Vance (NYSE: EV) mutual funds and closed-end funds announced today that Mark R. Fetting and Scott E. Wennerholm have been appointed to the Boards and each will join as an independent Trustee effective September 1, 2016.
Mr. Fetting most recently served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Legg Mason, Inc., where he previously held various leadership roles, including President of Legg Mason Funds. Prior to joining Legg Mason, he served in senior management positions at Prudential Investments. Since his retirement, Mr. Fetting has served the Baltimore community in various roles, including as Campaign Chair of United Way of Central Maryland.
Mr. Wennerholm has served in various leadership positions in the financial services industry, and recently served as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President at BNY Mellon Asset Management. Prior to joining BNY Mellon, he served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Natixis Global Asset Management. Mr. Wennerholm currently serves as a trustee at Wheelock College, a postsecondary institution offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in arts and science with a focus on improving the lives of children and families.
The Funds are managed by Eaton Vance Management, a subsidiary of Eaton Vance Corp. (NYSE: EV). With offices in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, Eaton Vance is one of the oldest investment management firms in the United States, with a history dating back to 1924. Eaton Vance and its affiliates managed $315.1 billion in assets as of March 31, 2016, offering individuals and institutions a broad array of investment strategies and wealth management solutions. For more information about Eaton Vance, visit www.eatonvance.com.
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