John Hancock Funds
has hired William Braman
as executive vice president and chief investment officer.
Braman joins Hancock from Baring Asset Management
in London, where he served as chief investment officer and managed all global investment activities. Prior to this last assignment, Braman was head of North American investments for Baring in its Boston office. He began his career as an equity analyst at Bank of Boston
. Anne Hodsdon
, president and chief operating officer of John Hancock Advisors
, the fund complex's investment arm, has been serving as chief investment officer on an interim basis.
Braman will report to Maureen Ford
, vice chairman and CEO of John Hancock Funds, and will direct investment activities across the company's retail, institutional and private-account businesses. He will work with chief equity officer David Eisenberg
and chief fixed-income officer Barry Evans
and be responsible for the refinement and execution of investment strategies, policies and processes, managing the investment staff, and overall investment performance.
John Hancock Funds manages more than $30 billion in open-end funds, closed-end funds, private accounts and retirement plans for individual and institutional investors.
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