BOSTON, July 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Eaton Vance Corp. (NYSE: EV) today announced the election of Paula A. Johnson, M.D., M.P.H., to its Board of Directors, effective October 1, 2018. She is President and Professor of Women's Health Studies at Wellesley College. Upon joining the Eaton Vance Board, she will become the sixth Independent Director.
"Paula brings to our Board broad leadership experience and a record of exceptional accomplishment in education, medicine, public health and public policy," said Thomas E. Faust Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eaton Vance Corp. "We are thrilled to have her join the Eaton Vance Board and look forward to benefiting from her insights and guidance."
Paula A. Johnson was inaugurated as the 14th President of Wellesley College on September 30, 2016. Before coming to Wellesley, President Johnson founded and served as executive director of the Connors Center for Women's Health and Gender Biology and chief of the Division of Women's Health at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. A cardiologist, President Johnson was the Grayce A. Young Family Professor of Medicine in Women's Health at Harvard Medical School and professor of epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Medicine and recipient of the Stephen Smith Medal for Distinguished Contributions in Public Health awarded by the New York Academy of Medicine.
President Johnson earned a doctor of medicine (M.D.) from Harvard Medical School, a master of public health (M.P.H.) from Harvard School of Public Health and a bachelor of arts, cum laude, from Harvard Radcliffe Colleges. She is also the recipient of several honorary degrees.
She also serves on the Board of Directors of West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
Eaton Vance (NYSE: EV) is a leading global asset manager whose history dates to 1924. With offices in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, Eaton Vance and its affiliates managed $440.1 billion as of April 30, 2018, offering individuals and institutions a broad array of investment strategies and wealth management solutions. The Company's long record of providing exemplary service, timely innovation and attractive returns through a variety of market conditions has made Eaton Vance the investment manager of choice for many of today's most discerning investors. For more information, visit eatonvance.com.
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