BOSTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eaton Vance Corp. (NYSE: EV) announced today that Robert White has joined Eaton Vance Management International (Asia) Pte. Ltd., to head the new Singapore-based subsidiary of Eaton Vance Management (International) Ltd. In this role, Mr. White will be responsible for product management, business development, client service and investment analysis for Eaton Vance credit-related strategies in Asia. He reports to Niall M. Quinn, Managing Director, Eaton Vance Management (International) Ltd., and Payson F. Swaffield, Chief Income Investment Officer of Eaton Vance Management. He assumes responsibilities previously held by Walter Shulits, who is retiring from Eaton Vance on December 31, 2010 after 17 years with the Company.
"We are delighted to welcome a professional of Rob's experience and capabilities to work with our Asian institutional clients," said Mr. Quinn. "His hiring emphasizes our commitment to building relationships in this important market, and positions us to accelerate the development of credit-related investment activities in Asia."
Mr. White joins Eaton Vance from Banquo Credit Management LLP, where he established the Singapore office to develop and service institutional client and consultant relationships in the pan Asian region. He earned a BSc (Hon) in Financial Services & Associateship from Manchester University.
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 $173.3 billion in assets as of July 31, 2010, 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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