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Philipp Hensler Joins Epoch Investment Partners as President and COO


– Timothy T. Taussig, current President and COO, to Retire –

Epoch Investment Partners, Inc., today announced that Philipp Hensler
will join Epoch Investment Partners as President and COO. Timothy
Taussig, a co-founder and current President and COO, will retire at the
end of the year. Philipp Hensler's appointment is effective August 1,

Hensler brings to the role extensive experience working with clients and
a broad array of asset allocators, while his earlier background as a
global equities investor adds valuable breadth to his perspective.
Philipp was most recently the President and CEO of Vontobel Asset
Management Inc. Prior to Vontobel, Philipp was the Head of Distribution
for OppenheimerFunds. Philipp spent over a decade at Deutsche Asset
Management / DWS, where he held numerous leadership roles in the United
States and Switzerland, including CEO of the New York based distribution
arm. Earlier in his career, Philipp was a Fund Manager at Coutts Bank
and also worked at Rothschild Bank. He holds an M.B.A. from Duke
University's Fuqua School of Business, a D.M. from Case Western
University, and a degree in Business Administration from the Zurich
School of Management.

"I look forward to partnering with Philipp as we lead Epoch together in
the next phase of our evolution," says William Priest, Epoch co-founder,
Chief Executive and Co-Chief Investment Officer.

"I'm excited to be joining Epoch, an investment led organization with a
clear investment philosophy and process. I look forward to working with
Bill Priest and the Epoch team, who have a tremendous culture of
intellectual curiosity and continuous innovation," stated Philipp

Epoch is a global asset management firm that provides U.S., non-U.S. and
global equity strategies for institutional and intermediary clients.
Epoch's investment approach is based on fundamental research and seeks
to invest in companies that can grow free cash flow and allocate it
effectively for the benefit of shareholders. Epoch's culture is
investment driven, collaborative and designed to help its clients
achieve their investment objectives. Epoch was formed in 2004 and over
the years has grown to over 110 employees, including 45 investment
professionals who average over 20 years of investment experience. Epoch
had approximately $44.2 billion in assets under management as of June
30, 2018.

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