Michael J. Woods, U.S. head of distribution for DWS Investments, has been given the additional role of regional head and chief executive officer of DWS Investments U.S.

Woods has been with DWS since August 2009. He previously was head of the financial intermediaries and institutions group at Evergreen Investments, now part of Wells Fargo, where he created and executed a business plan to create a division that was the largest by sales and revenue in the company.

Before that, Woods was chief executive officer of exchange-traded fund investment advisor XTF Global Asset Management and was U.S. head of sub-advisory and investment only business at Citigroup Asset Management.

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