Thomas F. Eggers has been named president and CEO of Scudder Investments. He joins the firm from Dreyfus, where he had served for six years, only last October becoming president of Dreyfus and CEO of Dreyfus Service Corp. [see MFMN 10/8/01]. He replaces Mark Casady, who has joined LPL Financial Services of Boston as chief operating officer.
In his new position, Eggers reports to William N. Shiebler, CEO of Scudders parent company, Deutsche Asset Management of the Americas.
"I am happy to be joining Scudder at such an exciting time," Eggers said. "The opportunities to continue to grow this business are extensive. Scudders commitment to client service is outstanding, and I look forward to developing additional ways to serve our clients and advisers."
Shiebler, meanwhile, said that Eggers is a good fit for the company. "Tom brings over 25 years of asset management experience with him," Shiebler said. "He has a clear understanding of and focus on the needs of clients and advisers, which will be core to Scudder Investments growth strategy."
Meanwhile, at Dreyfus, Michael Millard has been named president of the firm and CEO of Dreyfus Service Corp., replacing Eggers. Charles Cardona has been named vice chairman, and Diane Durnin has been promoted to executive vice president.
Millard, who has been with Dreyfus since 1996, had been in charge of the firms internal and external sales forces of long-term mutual funds. Cardona, a 20-year veteran of the firm, had been president of Dreyfus Institutional Sales and Services. Durnin will now oversee marketing and advertising, in addition to her current responsibilities as head of Dreyfus Strategic Product and Business Development.
Dreyfus is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mellon Financial Corp.