Macquarie Asset Management today announced the appointment of Kimberly LaPointe as a Senior Managing Director and Head of Wealth Distribution within the Client Solutions Group. In this role, Kimberly will be focused on driving successful distribution strategies for delivering both alternative and traditional investment capabilities to wealth investors around the world.
Based in New York, Kimberly brings three decades of global industry experience to the team. She joins Macquarie Asset Management from Cohen & Steers, where she was Head of Wealth, focused on evolving their private wealth management business to bring alternative strategies alongside traditional investment solutions. Prior to that, Kimberly held several leadership positions with PGIM Investments, most recently as Head of PGIM Investments International based in London.
“We’re incredibly pleased to have Kimberly join us,” said Phil Peters, Head of Client Solutions Group, Macquarie Asset Management. “Her experience and expertise help underscore our commitment to delivering exceptional investment capabilities and superior long-term returns that meet the needs of wealth communities globally, while also ensuring a market-leading experience for our distribution partners and financial advisers alike.”
Kimberly’s hiring follows the launch of the firm’s first US and Australian ETFs, as well as a consolidation of brands for the firm’s US Wealth solutions over the next 12-18 months. The brand transition aims to optimize and simplify the client experience by adopting “Macquarie” as the headline brand for all investment offerings, and is inclusive of the Delaware Funds by Macquarie® mutual funds, Ivy strategies and Central Park Group offerings.
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