BOSTON, Nov. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Eaton Vance Corp. (NYSE: EV) announced today that Elaine Sullivan has been named Chief Marketing Officer of Eaton Vance Distributors, Inc. (EVD), responsible for global marketing of investment products and services across the retail and institutional businesses of Eaton Vance and its affiliates represented by EVD. In her new role, Ms. Sullivan also will oversee brand marketing, editorial services and marketing integration, and report to Matt Witkos, President of EVD.
"Elaine has successfully led our retail and channel marketing efforts for over six years," said Mr. Witkos. "I am confident that under Elaine's leadership, the marketing team, in partnership with the EVD sales, product management and distribution administration teams, will advance the Eaton Vance client experience and continue to drive our growth initiatives forward across the globe."
Prior to this role, Ms. Sullivan was Director, Retail Marketing, where she was responsible for the Eaton Vance and Calvert retail marketing strategies, including product marketing, advisor communications and campaigns. Before joining Eaton Vance, she held various roles at Putnam Investments across sales, marketing and product management within the retail and retirement businesses. She was previously affiliated with Colonial Investments and Citizens Investment Services. Ms. Sullivan earned a B.A. from Brandeis University. She is a founding member and current chair of Eaton Vance's Women's Leadership Exchange and is active in community and philanthropic organizations.
Ms. Sullivan is replacing Bob Cunha, Managing Director, Marketing and Distribution Strategy, who is retiring from Eaton Vance, effective December 21. Mr. Cunha plans to devote time to nonprofit and governmental organizations focused on homelessness, education and conservation.
"Bob has been instrumental in leading many important marketing and distribution strategy initiatives over his Eaton Vance career," said Mr. Witkos. "We hope to partner with him in a consulting capacity on strategic projects in the future."
Eaton Vance Corp. (NYSE: EV) provides advanced investment strategies and wealth management solutions to forward-thinking investors around the world. Through principal investment affiliates Eaton Vance Management, Parametric, Atlanta Capital, Hexavest and Calvert, the Company offers a diversity of investment approaches, encompassing bottom-up and top-down fundamental active management, responsible investing, systematic investing and customized implementation of client-specified portfolio exposures. As of October 31, 2018, Eaton Vance had consolidated assets under management of $439.3 billion. Exemplary service, timely innovation and attractive returns across market cycles have been hallmarks of Eaton Vance since 1924. For more information, visit eatonvance.com.
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