According to the announcement, Leavitt will be responsible for leading the development of ABN AMRO Asset Management in North America with a particular focus on the institutional market. His responsibilities will includeleading investment teams managing some of the company’s most successful products.
Leavitt joins ABN AMRO from Standard & Poor’s, where he was global head of Client Service and Sales and was a member of the S&P Executive Committee. He also has sales, marketing and management experience from Alliance Capital, United Asset Management, Fidelity Investments and Citigroup Asset Management.
Leavitt’s appointment is effective immediately.