Eaton Vance Names Head of National Brokerage Sales

Jac McLean has been appointed managing director, Brokerage, of Eaton Vance Distributors, Inc., the broker/dealer subsidiary of Eaton Vance.

In this position, McLean leads all sales and relationship management within Eaton Vance’s brokerage channel. He reports to Matt Witkos, president of Eaton Vance Distributors, Inc.

McLean has more than 16 years of sales experience and joins the firm from MFS Investment Management, where, since 2008, he was most recently national sales manager for the entire MFS field sales force overseeing 80 wholesalers. McLean was named national sales manager and director for the SMA, RIA, and bank trust businesses of MFS in 2006, and a year later expanded these responsibilities to include management of all strategic partnerships across the wirehouse, bank, and independent firms.

“The hiring of Jac underscores our commitment to securing the best talent in the industry to help us to meet the evolving needs of financial advisers and their clients in this dynamic environment,” said Witkos, in a press release. “Having someone with his team-oriented approach and broad capabilities to lead our brokerage channel sales and relationship management enhances our growth opportunities in this important part of our business.”