GEAM Appoints SVP, Institutional Sales

GE Asset Management (GEAM) selected Doug Heckman to be Senior Vice President of Institutional Sales.

Heckman will report to Steve Johnson, Senior Vice President and Head of Sales – U.S. and Asia. He will be tasked with bringing GEAM’s investment capabilities to institutional investors in the southeastern U.S.

Heckman has more than ten years’ experience in the institutional investment management industry. Prior to joining GEAM, he was a Managing Director at Phoenix Investment Partners (now Virtus Investment Partners), where he was responsible for new business development, client service and consultant relations. He has also held sales roles as a Senior Vice President at WestAM, covering the eastern U.S., and as a Vice President at Neuberger Berman, covering the southeast.

He earned a B.S. in Engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and an MBA in Finance from Duke University.