NEW YORK, April 9, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- J.P. Morgan Asset Management today announced that Chris Meredith is joining as Chief Investment Officer (CIO) - Tax-Smart Strategies. He joins the team from O'Shaughnessy Asset Management. In this new role, Mr. Meredith will be responsible for the management and further development of tax-smart investment capabilities across index and active strategies.

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"We're thrilled that Chris is joining our team to help extend our leadership position in tax-smart capabilities across active and index SMAs, and ETF model portfolios alongside our partners at 55ip," said Jed Laskowitz, CIO and Global Head of Asset Management Solutions.

Mr. Meredith joins J.P. Morgan Asset Management at a time where advisors and their clients are prioritizing seamless, digital-first experiences. His appointment reinforces the firm's commitment to the continued growth and development of an industry-leading Tax-Smart platform.

As CIO of Tax-Smart Strategies, Mr. Meredith will also partner closely to develop new products and capabilities with 55ip, J.P. Morgan Asset Management's tax-smart technology platform. He will be reporting directly to Jed Laskowitz.

"I'm incredibly excited to join J.P. Morgan Asset Management Solutions as CIO of Tax-Smart Strategies," added Mr. Meredith. "I look forward to leveraging my experience to help the team further build innovative tax-managed strategies that meet investors' demands for customization and scalability."

Mr. Meredith most recently served as CIO of Franklin Templeton's subsidiary, O'Shaughnessy Asset Management, where he spent 16 years. He brings over 30 years of experience leading portfolio management teams, investment research, product design, and trading. 

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