Dreyfus Service Corp., distributor of the Dreyfus Funds, has named Matthew Schiffman executive vice president and national sales manager. In his new position, Schiffman will oversee all distribution channels, including wirehouses, banks, registered investment advisers and independent financial planners.

Schiffman joins Dreyfus from Manulife Financial, where he has spent the past eight years, most recently as president of the alternative wealth management division.

"As Dreyfus has expanded its multiple distribution capabilities through financial intermediaries, our customer focus has become ever more intensified. Matt’s addition to the Dreyfus team is yet another measure we have taken to strengthen our customer focus so that we can not only meet but exceed customer expectations," said Michael Millard, president of Dreyfus Corp. and chief executive officer of Dreyfus Service Corp.

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