Liana is Executive Vice President and Head of Retirement and Institutional in the US for Natixis Investment Managers. She leads consultant relations, institutional distribution and the retirement businesses, including overall responsibility for the strategy, development, management and growth of the defined contribution business in the US.

Liana joins Natixis IM from Mercer where she was a Partner and served as the Defined Contribution (DC) and Financial Wellness Leader in the US. She has over 25 years of experience in the investment industry, including more than 20 years at Mercer where she was responsible for strategy and growth of the DC business across the spectrum of solutions and clients. Additionally, she developed and led their DC Outsourced CIO unit in the US. She was a member of Mercer’s Wealth Leadership Team, Target Date Fund Strategic Research Team, DC Discretionary Governance Committee, and National Defined Contribution Investment Committee. Throughout her consulting career, she specialized in working with large and mega DC plan sponsors.

Liana holds a BA, cum laude, in economics from the University of New Hampshire. She is a CFA® charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute and the Boston Society of Security Analysts.

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