Biography

As President and Chief Executive Officer – The Americas and Asia of Natixis Global Asset Management, John Hailer is responsible for distribution strategies worldwide and oversees the business activities of the firm’s asset management affiliates in the United States and Asia.

Mr. Hailer joined the firm in 1999 and was named Chief Executive Officer of what was then IXIS Asset Management Advisors Group the same year and Chief Executive Officer of Natixis Global Associates in 2006.

In these roles, Mr. Hailer has developed a strategic global strategy that has repositioned the firm as a solutions provider. His focus is to ensure that the company’s asset management business is responsive to the needs of institutions, intermediaries and individuals by providing relevant solutions globally.

Before joining the company, Mr. Hailer was with Fidelity Investments Institutional Services Company (FIIS), where he was responsible for new business development in North America and Latin America, directing product and marketing development for institutional channels. Before joining Fidelity, he was director of retail business development for Putnam Investments, spearheading the development of pricing models, product offerings and marketing strategies for multiple distribution channels as well as development of international products.

Mr. Hailer received his BA from Beloit College and is a former member of the Board of Trustees. He is also Chairman of the Board for the New England Council and served for more than 20 years on the Board of Directors for The Home for Little Wanderers, the oldest continuous children's charity in the United States. Additionally, Mr. Hailer serves as Trustee on several boards, including Boston Medical Center, The Boston Public Library and Newport Festivals Foundation and is a member of the International Council at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School.

Last Updated: Jan 6, 2017, 12:57pm

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