Ruddick will be responsible for business development, consultant relations and client service in the retirement plan and endowment and foundation marketplaces in the United States and Canada. He will report to Matthew J. Witkos, President of Eaton Vance Distributors, Inc., who is assuming overall responsibility for the company’s distribution across all channels globally.
According to a press release, prior to joining Eaton Vance, Ruddick was affiliated with Mellon Capital Management for 13 years, most recently as Managing Director – North American Sales Manager. He previously served in marketing and client service roles with PanAgora Asset Management and The Boston Company.
Ruddick holds a B.S. in business administration from the University of Hartford. Eaton Vance and its affiliates managed $173.3 billion in assets as of July 31, 2010.