Echo Point Names John Larson as Head of Sales and Marketing
Appointment advances firm's strategic growth plans
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Feb. 25, 2013
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Echo Point Investment
Management, LLC, announced today the appointment of John S. Larson as
Executive Director in charge of marketing and client service. This newly
created position represents a significant expansion of the firm's sales and
marketing team, and marks a key advancement in the firm's strategic growth
plans. Echo Point specializes in international equity asset management on
behalf of institutional clients, and is a subsidiary of Old Mutual Asset
Management (OMAM), the US-based global asset management business of Old Mutual
In his new role, Mr. Larson will focus on expanding Echo Point's relationships
with consultants and plan sponsors, while also directing the firm's marketing
and client service efforts. Prior to joining Echo Point, he was responsible
for the development of an institutional distribution plan at Cole Capital.
Before Cole Capital, Mr. Larson had an extended tenure at Gardner Lewis Asset
Management, where he oversaw client service, marketing and business
development. In addition, he previously directed marketing and sales efforts
at Cooke & Bieler, an independent investment advisory firm based in
"We are excited to have John join our team. He brings a wealth of experience,
and his strategic thinking and knowledge of the consulting and plan sponsor
communities will help us better service our clients and boost our efforts to
grow our institutional business," said Hans van den Berg, Chief Executive
Officer and Lead Portfolio Manager of Echo Point.
John Larson's appointment is an important advancement as the firm executes its
strategic growth plan.
About Echo Point Investment Management LLC
Echo Point is an international equity investment boutique, managing portfolios
for institutional and sub-advisory clients in the US and Canada. The
investment team, whose hallmark is consistency, adheres to a fundamental,
active investment philosophy and disciplined process that were first conceived
in 1995. Located in suburban Philadelphia, Echo Point is an affiliate of Old
Mutual Asset Management. As of December 31, 2012, Echo Point managed
approximately $1.7 billion in client assets. More information on Echo Point
is available at www.echopointim.com.
About Old Mutual Asset Management
OMAM is a global multi-boutique investment organization, managing and growing
a diverse portfolio of asset managers that serve institutional investors
around the world. The assets under management of OMAM's affiliated investment
firms were $217 billion as of September 30, 2012. OMAM is the name through
which Old Mutual (US) Holdings Inc. conducts its US asset management business.
Its parent company is London-based Old Mutual plc. More information about
OMAM, its member firms, and their investment teams and strategies, is
available at www.oldmutualus.com.
About Old Mutual plc
Old Mutual is an international long-term savings, protection and investment
Group. Originating in South Africa in 1845, the Group provides life assurance,
asset management, banking and general insurance to more than 12 million
customers in Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe. Old Mutual has been listed
on the London and Johannesburg Stock Exchanges, among others, since 1999. In
the year ended 31 December 2011, the Group reported adjusted operating profit
before tax of £1.5 billion (on an IFRS basis) and had £267 billion of funds
under management from core operations.
SOURCE Old Mutual Asset Management
Contact: Doug Hesney, Dukas Public Relations, +1-212-704-7385 x3664 or
email@example.com, for Old Mutual Asset Management
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