November 15, 2012 16:25 ET

BNP Paribas Investment Partners Bolsters Sales Team in US

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Nov 15, 2012) - BNP Paribas Investment Partners U.S.A. Holdings, Inc. has hired Tami Jackson and Glen Sanders as Directors for its US sales team. Each will have the primary objective to further develop the sales of BNP Paribas Investment Partners US and global capabilities among institutional investors in the US. Jackson will focus on public funds and Sanders will be dedicated to university endowments and foundations. Furthermore, Marion Patterson will be joining the team from BNP Paribas Investment Partners Global Credit team to focus on building sub-advisory relationships. All three will be based in New York and will report to James Johnston, Head of US Sales.

Commenting on the appointments, Johnston stated, "I am pleased Tami, Glen and Marion joined our team. Each brings nearly 15 years of investment industry experience to their roles, which will be valuable in our engagement with public funds, university endowments and foundations and large distributors looking for strong investment managers to manage their assets."

Robert Harrison, President and CEO of BNP Paribas Investment Partners North America, stated, "We are delighted to have Tami, Glen and Marion focused on our US sales efforts. The US is a strategic market for BNP Paribas Investment Partners and the experience each of these hires brings will be important in helping us grow the business in this region."

Most recently, Jackson was Managing Director & Senior Vice President of Institutional Marketing at Northern Trust Global Investments. Before Northern Trust, she was Director of National Institutional Marketing at Brown Capital Management and prior to that held senior positions in sales and client service for Dresdner RCM Global Investors and Spare, Kaplan, Bischel & Associates.

Sanders comes to BNP Paribas Investment Partners from AMP Capital in Australia where he was responsible for developing and marketing investment solutions to non-profit institutions and corporations. Prior to joining AMP/AXA, he held senior wholesale marketing and relationship roles at MLC and REST Superannuation.

Patterson was previously responsible for institutional marketing at Stone Tower Capital and Highland Capital Management, which are both leading credit fund managers. His early career includes 14 years in leveraged finance and debt syndication. He was a senior member of Citicorp's debt syndicate group and he began his career at JP Morgan in NY.

BNP Paribas Investment Partners

BNP Paribas Investment Partners is the dedicated, autonomous asset management business of the BNP Paribas Group. BNP Paribas Investment Partners offers the full range of investment management services to both institutional and retail clients around the world. Central to the way we work is the concept of partnership -- both in terms of how we behave as a family of companies and our relationships with our clients. Approximately 800 investment professionals work across our network of some 60 investment centers, each specializing in a particular asset class or type of product. With total assets under management of $645 billion1, BNP Paribas Investment Partners is one of the largest asset management firms in the world.

BNP Paribas Investment Partners' U.S. based registered investment advisors provide U.S. and global fixed income, equities and alternative strategies for U.S. institutional investors. Its U.S. registered investment advisors have US$ 63.1 billion2 in assets under management.

1. Source: BNPP IP, as of September 30, 2012
2. Source: BNPP IP, as of June 30, 2012