Natixis Global Asset Management has recently hired Ted Meyer for the role of Senior Vice President of Global Public Relations and Communications. Meyer joins Natixis from Reality Shares, where he was the director of communications.
Meyer will assume a key role in the development of the global public relations and communications strategy and will be responsible for overseeing activities in the U.S. and Canada. He will work closely with international counterpart Wesley Eberle and his UK-based team to provide support at the corporate, distribution and affiliate levels of Natixis.
The Boston-based public relations team will report to Meyer who will report to Caren Leedom, Executive Vice President of Global Communications and Public Relations. “With more than 20 years of experience Ted’s background makes him a great addition to the global public relations and communications team,” said Leedom.
Meyer joined Reality Shares, Inc., an innovative start-up asset management company, in February of 2015 and led their communications and marketing efforts. Among other accomplishments, he helped the firm develop and launch a new series of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) based on proprietary market strength and dividend health indicators, and he structured and implemented a content marketing and thought leadership program.
Along with Reality Shares, Inc., Meyer progressively expanded his experience in media relations and communications through positions at leading corporations. Meyer built the communications program at First Solar Inc., providing key support to executive management from 2010 – 2013. Prior to that role, he was the head of communications in the Americas for Deutsche Bank AG, where he worked for 10 years, and was responsible for internal communications, media relations and brand communications for Deutsche Bank’s operations throughout the region. Before his time at Deutsche Bank, Meyer worked in media relations at UBS and served as media relations and internal communications manager at General Electric Co.