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State Street Global Advisors Appoints Chief Portfolio Strategist

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State Street Global Advisors (SSGA), the asset management business of State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) , today announced the appointment of Lori Heinel, CFA, as chief portfolio strategist. In this newly created position, Heinel will oversee a global team of 20 investment professionals dedicated to communicating information about investment strategies and solutions to prospects, clients and consultants.

“Lori brings a strong blend of client and investment knowledge to the position and her varied experience has given her a keen understanding of the intricacies and distinct needs of a wide range of clients,” said Rick Lacaille, global chief investment officer at SSGA. “This breadth of knowledge will help ensure that we continue to deliver solutions and services to clients that are expressly targeted to meet their specific needs and objectives.”

A 30-year industry veteran, Heinel most recently served as chief investment strategist for OppenheimerFunds, Inc., where she oversaw product management, product development and investment thought leadership. Prior to joining OpenheimerFunds, she was head of investment solutions for Citi Private Bank, where she led a team responsible for working with ultra-high net worth clients, family offices, private foundations and institutional clients to develop customized investment strategies. Before Citi, Heinel led the global investment products group at SEI Investments. She began her career as an investment banking analyst and trader for Credit Suisse First Boston.

“SSGA has built a well-earned reputation for investment prowess and exceptional client service, and I’m thrilled to be at the nexus of both,” said Heinel. “I look forward to working with the firm’s talented investment and client service professionals as we continue to help clients navigate the markets and strive for successful investment outcomes.”

About State Street Global Advisors

State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) is a global leader in asset management. The firm is relied on by sophisticated investors worldwide for its disciplined investment process, powerful global investment platform and access to every major asset class, capitalization range and style. SSgA is the asset management business of State Street Corporation, one of the world’s leading providers of financial services to institutional investors. For more information, visit the firm’s web site at

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