Dublin-based asset management boutique KBI Global Investors (KBIGI) has appointed Trevor Harlow as Senior Vice President – Business Development & Client Services within its US-based team.
Harlow will be based in the firm’s Boston office, sharing business development responsibilities for the East Coast, and will report to Simon Padley, Senior Vice President.
The Boston office is located on the 36th floor of One Boston Place, one of the City’s most iconic buildings. Better known as the Boston Company Building, the 41-storey skyscraper is located on Washington Street at the heart of the City’s Financial District. Standing 601ft tall, it is the City’s third tallest building, with panoramic views over Harbor Island, the Zakin Bridge and the Boston Common.
Harlow was with investment management firm Eaton Vance Corp. for more than 12 years, most recently as a Vice President and Institutional Relationship Manager – managing client relationships on the East Coast for corporate, endowment, foundation, insurance and public fund mandates totalling some USD5.1 billion across 86 clients.
He was with multinational investment bank and financial services company, Goldman Sachs, from 2004-2007, as a Financial Analyst – initially in Equity Sales and later within the Industry Sales Group/Money Market Sales. A graduate of the Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT (Bachelor of Arts, American Studies), Harlow started his career in investment sales with Citigroup Inc Smith Barney in 2003 as a Sales Assistant within the firm’s Private Client Group.
Global Head of Business Development, Geoff Blake, says: “Trevor is a highly experienced institutional business development executive, with a proven track record in generating new business and maintaining key client relationships. The US is an extremely important market for our firm. We have a well-established and diverse client base coupled with an exciting pipeline, driven by our highly differentiated and unique products. Trevor’s appointment reinforces our commitment to this key market.”