For immediate release
Invesco Further Strengthens U.S.
Institutional Sales and
Client Service Team;
T. J. Hughes Joins as Managing
Contact: Bill Hensel, 404-479-2886
Atlanta, June 8, 2009 -- In a move that further strengthens its ability to market
Invesco’s broad range of investment capabilities, Invesco today announced that
Thomas J. Hughes has joined its Institutional Sales and Client Service team as
managing director. He will be responsible for marketing Invesco’s investment
strategies primarily to insurance companies, corporations, endowments and
foundations. He joins from Morgan Stanley Investment Management where he was
managing director, head of the financial institutions channel. Hughes is based in
Boston and reports to Ben Utt.
“We are thrilled to have T.J. Hughes, a recognized leader with years of proven
experience, join our Sales & Service team,” said Jack Markwalter, Head of U.S.
Institutional Sales, Client Service & Consultant Relations. “T.J. has the ideal skill
set and personal attributes to further accelerate our strategy of strengthening our
distribution efforts to institutional investors.”
As part of this ongoing strategy, Invesco added several key professionals in 2008
including Brian Baskir as head of consultant relations and Lance Beck and Michael
Mondo as senior sales professionals. The recent addition of Mr. Hughes is a
continuation of Invesco’s commitment to strengthen its U.S. Distribution
Most recently Mr. Hughes was managing director, head of the financial institutions
channel at Morgan Stanley Investment Management. He began his career as a fixed
income analyst with Northern Trust and later worked in corporate treasury for
Continental Illinois National Bank, including over five years of overseas
assignments. Previously he was managing director, BankBoston.
Hughes earned a B.A. in Economics from University of Notre Dame and an MBA
from DePaul University.
Invesco is a leading independent global investment management company, dedicated
to helping people worldwide build their financial security. By delivering the combined
power of our distinctive worldwide investment management capabilities, Invesco
provides a comprehensive array of enduring investment solutions for retail,
institutional and high net worth clients around the world. Operating in 20 countries,
the company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol IVZ.
Additional information is available at www.invesco.com.