Boston, MA – September 2, 2020 —Nicsa, a global asset management trade association, announced that JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon, a financial industry leader and catalyst for innovation, will headline as a closing speaker at its 2020 General Membership Meeting in a Fireside Chat with Jim Fitzpatrick, President & CEO of Nicsa. The virtual event will take place on Friday, October 9 at 2:00pm EST.
Dimon leads one of the largest financial institutions in the U.S., with assets of $3.2 trillion, which serves millions of customers and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients. Among his many accomplishments, Dimon has led the launch of innovative strategies to address diversity and inclusion challenges, including Advancing Black Pathways and Women on the Move initiatives.
“We are very excited to share Jamie’s leadership vision with the Nicsa membership. At the helm of the world’s largest banking institution, Jamie serves as an inspiration to the industry and we very much look forward to his views on how global asset managers can position themselves in the current landscape,” said Jim Fitzpatrick, President & CEO of Nicsa.
“Nicsa, through its Diversity Project North America, is particularly aligned with, and interested in, Jamie’s innovation and commitment to accelerating diverse leadership across the industry. We are pleased to be able to offer this opportunity to our member firms,” stated Justine Phoenix, who recently assumed the role of Nicsa’s Head of Diversity Project North America.
Nicsa’s GMM agenda will also include a Face the Membership session with industry leaders Jennifer Johnson, President & CEO of Franklin Resources, Inc. (Franklin Templeton), and Mellody Hobson, Co-CEO & President of Ariel Investments, moderated by CNBC’s Tyler Mathisen. A keynote presentation from Soledad O'Brien, host of the weekly political magazine show Matter of Fact is also scheduled. View full agenda of the Nicsa 2020 GMM here.
The virtual GMM will take place October 7-9 and will be available to all employees of corporate registrants. Nicsa will consider complimentary media registration to editors and reporters with valid press credentials. Submit inquiries here.
Nicsa is a not-for-profit trade association striving to connect all facets of the global asset management industry in order to develop, share, implement, and advance leading practices. For over fifty years, Nicsa has promoted an open and collaborative environment, where members’ and partners’ deep expertise and unique perspectives have come together to help strategically implement and support the industry’s most vital issues. Click here for more information about membership.
Nicsa aims to help firms operating in all segments of the global asset management industry meet the changing needs of their clients by aligning and educating industry participants through formal education programs, interactive forums, networking opportunities, and initiatives such as the Diversity Project North America. The Diversity Project’s goal is to accelerate progress towards a diverse and inclusive culture in the asset management industry to deliver the best possible results for clients, reflect the society we serve, and ensure long-term business sustainability. Click here for more information on Nicsa’s Diversity Project North America initiative.
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