Epoch Investment Partners has appointed Philipp Hensler as president and COO, effective 1 August 2018. Timothy Taussig, a co-founder and current president and COO, will retire at the end of the year.
Hensler brings to the role extensive experience working with clients and a broad array of asset allocators, while his earlier background as a global equities investor adds valuable breadth to his perspective. He was most recently the president and CEO of Vontobel Asset Management Inc. Prior to Vontobel, Hensler was the head of Distribution for OppenheimerFunds.
He spent over a decade at Deutsche Asset Management/DWS, where he held numerous leadership roles in the United States and Switzerland, including CEO of the New York based distribution arm. Earlier in his career, he was a fund fanager at Coutts Bank and also worked at Rothschild Bank.