Natixis GAM bolsters US offshore sales team

Natixis Global Asset Management expanded its US offshore business with two appointments, Gordon Burrow and María Pía Sojo respectively.

Burrow, who has been hired as external wholesaler based in Houston, will be responsible for developing Natixis’ key account and retail business, covering Texas, Arizona and California. He will be reporting to Rodrigo Núñez Aguilar, senior director, head of US offshore and LatAm key accounts.

He joins from Pioneer Investments where he was the vice-president and responsible for wholesaling mutual funds to financial advisors and major wirehouses, across Texas, Arizona and California. Formerly, he worked for Planco as regional marketing director located in Houston.

The second appointment, María Pía Sojo, will be based in Miami holding the post of external wholesaler as well. Sojo will be responsible for the Natixis’ key account and retail business development in Florida and New York, and will also report to Rodrigo Núñez Aguilar.

She joins from Montevideo-headquartered automotive firm José María Durán S.A., where she was the executive director. Prior to this, she worked for Blackrock as Vice-president and International Asset Management Advisor.

Regarding the two appointments, Sophie del Campo, head of NGAM for Iberia, LatAm and US offshore said: “We are delighted to welcome both Gordon and Maria Pia to our team, their appointments demonstrate the evolution of Natixis in the US offshore market, serving the needs of clients on the ground and leveraging the strong domestic footprint that Natixis has built in the US”.

Rodrigo Núñez Aguilar added: “We believe the wealth of experience that these two candidates bring respectively, will put us in a strong position to continue to develop our client relationships and provide investors with access to Natixis’ diverse range of affiliate managers.”

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Eugenia Jimenez
Eugenia Jiménez speaks Spanish and is Iberia Correspondent for Investment Europe covering Spain & Portugal, as well as assisting with coverage of Italy. She holds a UK NCTJ- accredited Multimedia News Reporting course and studied Journalism at the University of Sevilla. She has worked for local media organisations in Sevilla and Málaga, mainly in broadcasting as a news reporter, among other roles. She has also worked for a local newspaper in Sevilla, reporting on current affairs, local government and culture.

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