JPM Asset Management Names New CEO for Institutional Business

JPMorgan Asset Management has tapped John H. Hunt as Chief Executive Officer of JPMorgan Asset Management’s Institutional business in the Americas.
A company announcement said that Hunt came to JPMorgan from Barclays Capital in New York where he was Managing Director, Financial Institutions Investment Banking, and was responsible for developing and managing key relationships with leading banks, insurance companies and specialty finance companies, with a focus on financing, risk management activities and structured products.
Hunt’s primary responsibility in his new post will be leading the long-term vision and strategy for the institutional asset management business in the U.S., the announcement said. He will oversee investment product sales, marketing, consultant relations and client service. Hunt will report to Eve Guernsey, CEO, JPMorgan Asset Management Americas, and will join the Americas Executive Committee.
Earlier in his career, Hunt served as Global Head of the Industry Strategies Group for Lehman Brothers, where he managed a business specializing in advising financial institutions on balance sheet management strategies arising out of changes in the regulatory, accounting, tax and legal environments.