Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Natixis Investment Managers, we are actively committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. As a global asset manager with more than 20 independent investment affiliates, diverse thinking is at the heart of everything we do.

We continuously work to create an environment that promotes diversity and inclusion in all its forms, across gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, ethnicity and background. We believe this creates equal opportunities for our employees — and better outcomes for our clients and communities.

Diversity is a business imperative at Natixis. Our multi-affiliate business model is built on our belief that leveraging many different ideas and perspectives leads to better results for our clients. Attracting and developing diverse talent is crucial to our long-term success, so our commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion in our offices and communities is an important part of our focus on sustainability.
~ Jean Raby, CEO of Natixis Investment Managers

Global Diversity Steering Committee

Beverly M. Bearden

Deputy CEO

Mark Doyle

Head of Strategic Marketing and Global Product

Tracey E. Flaherty

Senior Vice President, Government Relations and Retirement Strategy

Stephanie Kowalski

Chief of Staff to the CEO

Maureen O’Neill

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Christophe Lanne

Chief Transformation & Talent Officer

Terry Mellish

Senior Advisor of Institutional Sales,
Government Relations, Diversity & Inclusion

Kathryn Karazia

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Ted Meyer

Senior Vice President, Global Public Relations and Communications

Susanna Pfeiffer

Senior Vice President, International Product

Employee Resource Groups

Our culture invites different perspectives, new ideas and opportunities for growth. We work hard to ensure employees feel welcome and are valued and recognized for their hard work.

Our employees have access to a range of global and regional resource groups that offer rich connection points for networking and community engagement, including:

  • Women in Natixis Network (WINN)
    WINN is a global network that supports career success and personal growth of women at Natixis through leadership development and learning, networking, and mentoring and sponsorship opportunities. More than 800 members are engaged in WINN groups across the US, Paris and London.
  • Multicultural and Diversity Engagement Group (MADE)
    MADE helps cultivate an atmosphere that supports employees of culturally diverse backgrounds through personal and professional development workshops, networking, and mentoring.
  • Adults Building Leadership Experience (ABLE)
    ABLE brings together Natixis associates aged 21-39 to focus on career growth and the unique fundamentals that help retain young professionals.
  • Latino and Friends (LaF)
    LaF is a Latino-based forum open to all associates that provides networking opportunities, informal mentoring relationships, and support.

Employees have embraced the various affinity groups and are encouraged to initiate new groups of interest across Natixis' global enterprise.
Diversity and Partnerships

Natixis actively pursues partnerships and opportunities with organizations that share our commitment to diverse and inclusive workplaces. Examples of these partnerships include:

  • G7 Institutional Investor Initiative
    Natixis is a Founding Member in partnership with the CFA Institute to increase gender diversity in global capital markets.
  • Strong Women Strong Girls
    Professional women at Natixis mentor college women who, in turn, mentor under-served girls from 3rd through 5th grade and introduce them to colleges and career paths.
  • The Partnership
    Participate in leadership development programs for Natixis’ multicultural talent to help develop racially and ethnically diverse leadership pipelines.
  • Invest in Girls
    We are supporting Invest in Girls’ program that ensures that all girls have access to a financial education.
We are also members or supporters of a wide range of organizations and initiatives related to diversity and inclusion, including:

  • Gloria Cordes Larson Center for Women and Business at Bentley University
  • The Association of Latino Professionals for America
  • Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council (GNEMSDC)
  • Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE)
  • United Nations Women’s Empowerment Principles – adopted by our parent firm, Natixis, and bolsters our commitment to support the progression of diverse and inclusive workplaces

 


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