Calamos Investments, a global investment management firm, has appointed Jessica Fernandez as chief marketing officer (CMO).
Fernandez joins Calamos from Invesco Ltd, where she led retail and institutional marketing and strategy for North America.
Founded in 1977, Calamos is an active investment manager that specialises in strategies designed to help investors manage market risk and volatility. The firm pioneered investing in convertible securities and liquid alternatives. Earlier this year, Calamos was recognised as Best Overall Small Fund Family for 2022 by Refinitiv Lipper.
Fernandez has particular expertise in strategic marketing and execution across various marketing functions, investment disciplines and business channels, including institutional, retail, independent broker dealer and registered investment advisor (RIA). At Invesco, Fernandez served as Head of Americas Segment Marketing. She has also held executive marketing positions at Oppenheimer Funds, Eagle Strategies LLC, ICON Investments, and Alliance Bernstein.
Fernandez will report to COO Dufresne and will be based in the firm’s new and expanded New York office at Rockefeller Center.