Eric Schweitzer is a Senior Vice President at Northern Trust in Chicago. Eric currently serves as a Managing Director of Intermediary Distribution and Financial Institutions Investment Solutions for Northern Trust Asset Management. In this capacity, Eric is responsible for directing Northern Trust’s distribution strategy and its day-to-day execution. The business unit is responsible for establishing and managing relationships with financial institutions such as banks, broker dealers, defined contribution programs and asset managers for the sale of investment products and asset manager sub advisory solutions.
Previously, Eric served as Global Head of Investment Product Management for Northern Trust Asset Management. He was responsible for leading product management across the global organization’s index, active and multi-manager asset management business. His responsibilities included product strategy, development, positioning and promotion.
During his career at Northern, Eric has also served as Managing Director of Northern Trust’s Mutual Fund Group. He was responsible for developing and directing long-term strategy leading teams in Product Management and Development, Sales, Marketing and National Accounts. He has also served as Managing Director and Head of Marketing for Northern Trust Asset Management.
Eric has more than 25 years of experience in asset management product management, marketing and relationship management. Prior to joining Northern Trust in 2000, he was with US Bancorp in Minneapolis, where he was a Managing Director in asset management. Previously, Eric managed mutual fund distribution for Boatmen's Trust Company and was Director of Client Services at BISYS Investment Services.
Eric received a B.S. in finance and economics from Illinois State University. He holds FINRA Series 7 and Series 24 registrations. He is a Committee Member for the Investment Company Institute - Marketing, Research, and Public Communications.
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