Voya Investment Management (Voya IM) announced that it has hired Vincent Leon as a senior vice president, Regional Director for the US offshore Market. Leon is based in Miami and is responsible of South Florida international offices of broker-dealers, wire-houses and RIAs.
Leon reports to Alberto D’Avenia, managing director, head of U.S. Offshore Sales. Leon joins Samantha Muratori (NYC/Texas) and Joe Arrieta (California and PR) on the team.
“We are excited that Vincent, a renowned professional of the US offshore community, is joining us; the US non-resident business market in general, and Miami in particular, is experiencing significant growth and features a high degree of complexity and specialization. As such, asset managers need to provide advisors and gatekeepers with top-notch investment solutions and professionals able to promote them with a holistic, consultative approach,” said D’Avenia.
Prior to joining Voya, Leon was director, Offshore Advisory Channel at Thornburg Investment Management where he led UCITS sales & distribution in the Americas working along with fund administration, operations, legal, & marketing teams. Also distributed SMAs and closed-end funds to International Financial Advisors.