Eaton Vance Taps New International Director

Investment management firm Eaton Vance Corp. announced that Niall Michael Quinn has joined the firm as Managing Director of Eaton Vance Management International.

According to a press release, in this role, Quinn is responsible for managing and developing Eaton Vance’s international business efforts. He reports to Lisa Jones, Eaton Vance’s Head of Institutional.

He joins Eaton Vance Management International from Gartmore Investment Management Limited, London, where he served most recently as head of business development. At Gartmore, Quinn managed a team focused on serving pension, government entities, financial institutions and investment consultants in the UK, Continental Europe and the Middle East. Prior to joining Gartmore, he worked as executive director, European pensions, at Goldman Sachs International.

“Niall brings the right mix of expertise and experience to lead Eaton Vance’s international business development and client service,” said Jones. “He has great relationships and is knowledgeable about how best to represent our investment management capabilities and exceed the expectations of clients. I am confident in his ability to effectively lead our efforts outside the U.S..’

Eaton Vance Corp., based in Boston, and its affiliates managed $124.9 billion in assets as of December 31, 2008.