To lead the continued growth of the Natixis Sustainable Future Funds
BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Natixis Investment Managers (Natixis IM) today announced that Liana Magner has joined the firm as an Executive Vice President and Head of Retirement and Institutional in the US. She is a member of the US Executive Committee and reports to David Giunta, CEO of Natixis Investment Managers in the US. She joins the firm today and is based in Boston.
Magner leads consultant relations, institutional distribution and the retirement businesses, including overall responsibility for the strategy, development, management and growth of the defined contribution business in the US. As part of that role, she will lead the continued growth of the Natixis Sustainable Future Funds, which were launched in 2017 and are now available in more than 250 retirement plans in the US.
“Liana’s impressive background puts her in a unique position to build on the Retirement & Institutional teams’ substantial momentum over the past few years,” said David Giunta. “Our retirement business remains one of Natixis Investment Managers’ top strategic priorities and we’re excited to welcome Liana during this next important phase of growth.”
Years Of Experience
Magner joins Natixis IM from Mercer where she was a Partner and served as the Defined Contribution (DC) and Financial Wellness Leader in the US. She has over 25 years of experience in the investment industry, including more than 20 years at Mercer where she was responsible for strategy and growth of the DC business across the spectrum of solutions and clients. Additionally, she developed and led their DC Outsourced CIO unit in the US. She was a member of Mercer’s Wealth Leadership Team, Target Date Fund Strategic Research Team, DC Discretionary Governance Committee, and National Defined Contribution Investment Committee. Throughout her consulting career, she specialized in working with large and mega DC plan sponsors.
“As someone who is passionate about financial wellness and improving retirement outcomes, it’s a pleasure to join Natixis Investment Managers, a firm dedicated to becoming a leading ESG provider in the next few years. I’m excited to be at a firm that’s at the forefront of these changes in sustainable investing, and I look forward to working with my team on expanding upon Natixis Investment Managers’ already stellar platform,” said Liana Magner.
In line with its 2024 strategic plan, Natixis IM’s ambition is to invest in the transition to a more sustainable world and to accompany its clients on their journey to deploy capital towards investment solutions that take into account environmental and social outcomes along with financial performance.
Magner holds a BA, cum laude, in economics from the University of New Hampshire. She is a CFA® charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute and the Boston Society of Security Analysts.