A veteran institutional leader is taking over client coverage on this side of the pond for a publicly traded, multinational asset manager with $772 billion in worldwide AUM (as of June 30).
| Joel John "JJ" Wilczewski|
Head of Client Coverage Americas, Global Head of Institutional Clients & Consultants
Today Dirk Goergen
, global head of DWS'
] client coverage division, confirms
that JJ Wilczewski
has been promoted to head of client coverage in the Americas and global head of institutional clients and consultants. Chicago-based Wilczewski previously served as DWS' institutional client business coverage in the Americas. Frankfurt-based DWS' U.S. operations are based in New York City.
Wilczewski will now serve on both two DWS leadership councils: one for the Americas and one for the global organization.
News of Wilczewski's elevation comes after DWS' COO, Mark Cullen, took took over
earlier this summer as head of the Americas.
Wilczewski puts his promotion in the context of a broader effort involving "creating clear ownership of client segments while aligning collaboration globally." Goergen, for his part, lauds Wilczewski for "his strategic thinking, fresh ideas, and client-first perspective" and "deep, longstanding experience working with institutional clients in the U.S.
"We look forward to taking his collaborative, results driven approach to our clients around the globe," Goergen states. "In addition, he will have an important role in ensuring that we are globally and regionally aligned across client segments."
An alumnus of Illinois Wesleyan University, Wilczewski joined DWS in 2014. Prior to that he worked with Aon, Wilshire, and Van Kampen.
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