NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2019 – Rebecca Kniesel has joined Jennison Associates as chief marketing officer, responsible for developing and executing a strategic marketing plan that positions Jennison and its investment strategies for success across channels and geographies. Kniesel will report to Lori McEvoy, Jennison’s global head of distribution. Jennison is an affiliate manager of PGIM, the global asset management business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).
“Rebecca’s experience, record of achievement, and approach will complement and enhance our marketing and communications efforts in support of our global distribution strategy and growth initiatives. ”
“We are delighted to welcome Rebecca to Jennison,” said McEvoy. “Her experience, record of achievement, and approach will complement and enhance our marketing and communications efforts in support of our global distribution strategy and growth initiatives.”
Kniesel has 23 years of financial services experience and was most recently head of marketing at Voya Investment Management. Before her time at Voya, she held various positions at JP Morgan Asset Management, including head of global asset class marketing and global head of product marketing for fixed income and liquidity. She also worked in global consultant relations at BlackRock, as a marketing manager at JP Morgan Private Bank, and in the private equity finance group at Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown.
Kniesel, who will work at Jennison’s New York headquarters, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Villanova University. She also holds FINRA Series 7 and 63 licenses.
About Jennison Associates, LLC
Founded in 1969, Jennison Associates offers a range of equity and fixed income investment strategies. Its equity expertise spans styles, geographies, and market capitalizations. Its fixed income capability includes investment grade active and structured strategies of various durations. Original fundamental research, specialized investment teams, strong client focus and highly experienced investment professionals are among the firm’s competitive distinctions. As of September 30, 2019, Jennison managed $170.7 billion in client assets. For more information, please visit jennison.com.
With 16 consecutive years of positive third-party institutional net flows, PGIM, the global asset management business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), ranks among the top 10 largest asset managers in the world* with more than $1.3 trillion in assets under management as of Sept. 30, 2019. With offices in 15 countries, PGIM’s businesses offer a range of investment solutions for retail and institutional investors around the world across a broad range of asset classes, including public fixed income, private fixed income, fundamental equity, quantitative equity, real estate and alternatives. For more information about PGIM, visit pgim.com.
Prudential Financial, Inc. of the United States is not affiliated with Prudential plc, a company incorporated in the United Kingdom.
*Pensions & Investments’ Top Money Managers list, May 27, 2019; based on Prudential Financial total worldwide institutional assets under management as of Dec. 31, 2018. Assets under management (AUM) are based on company estimates and are subject to change.