CDC IXIS Asset Management Intermediary Services has promoted Robert Krantz to senior VP, marketing and operations. The unit assists affiliated managers in marketing and servicing their products in multiple distribution channels, such as retail fund supermarkets, defined contribution plans, and variable products.
Krantz, who joined CDC IXIS in 1998, will be responsible for marketing communications, business strategy and planning, sales support, client service and general business operations. Before joining the firm, he served as VP Marketing of Dreyfus Retirement Services.
CDC IXIS also promoted Spiro Christopulos to VP, director of finance. He will be responsible for financial management and control, including planning and analysis, budgeting and asset reporting. Prior to joining CDC IXIS, Christopulos served as assistant controller of Equis Financial Group.