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Formerly at Natixis, John Hailer Joins 1251 Asset Management

Natixis John Hailer has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Global Partners, a leading provider of asset management, global hedge fund, and alternative investments solutions. Mr. Hailer brings an extensive background in the technology, banking, and asset management industries and over 20 years of experience in business and financial management.

Before joining 1251, Mr. Hailer served as Chief Operating Officer at Natixis Global Asset Management (NGAM), a subsidiary of Natixis Global Asset Management Group, where he had been employed since 2002. In that capacity, Mr. Hailer was responsible for the overall financial performance of NGAM Funds and its new business development initiatives.

From 2010 to 2013, Mr. Hailer served as Global Head of Operations for the newly formed Swiss bank UBS’ global wealth management division. He was one of the first senior bankers in the US investing office to directly engage with wealth management clients.

A financial specialty from George Washington University, where he received his master’s degree in finance, John Hailer began his career with Citibank in 1987 as a vice president in Corporate Banking and Private Client Division. From 1990 to 1999, Mr. Hailer worked with Merrill Lynch in various leadership positions, including Head of Debt Capital Markets, Global Head of Fixed Income Sales and Trading for the Americas, and Head of US Leveraged Finance.

In 2000, Mr. Hailer became a managing director at SBC Warburg Dillon Read. In 2002, he joined the Natixis Group, which included RBS Greenwich Capital, as COO and later as Global Chief Financial Officer. In 2005, Mr. Hailer moved to UBS, where he was responsible for a global technology product line.

John Hailercurrently serves as Chairman of the Board at Global Partners and Advisors. He is also on the board of directors at Sierra Club, Inc., a private non-profit organization working to protect the natural environment and conserve biodiversity through grassroots programs.