American Century Investments has named Peter Cieszko, senior vice president North America, to its management committee, the seven-person senior leadership team that oversees all key functional areas of the company.

In addition, Cieszko has also been appointed Chief Client Officer - Americas, reporting to American Century CEO Jonathan Thomas, with responsibility for all North and South American sales and distribution activities in the institutional and financial intermediary channels. Cieszko and Michael Green, head of American Century’s international business, will continue to work collaboratively on a coordinated global sales and distribution strategy.

“Peter’s appointment to our Management Committee is in recognition of the tremendous experience and leadership he’s brought to his role overseeing two key growth areas for American Century -- institutional and intermediary sales,” stated Thomas.

Cieszko joined American Century Investments from Fidelity Investments Institutional Services Company, where he served as president of the business unit that provides investment management services to financial institutions.