As Chief Operating Officer, Marc Zeitoun is responsible for helping to develop and implement North America operating principles, alignment and business execution across Columbia Threadneedle’s U.S. Intermediary and N.A. Institutional businesses. As Head of Strategic Beta, Mr. Zeitoun oversees the Firm’s strategic beta platform, which currently includes its suite of exchange traded funds. As Head of the Private Client Advisory division, Mr. Zeitoun oversees the firm’s High Net Worth Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) and Private Bank distribution channels. Mr. Zeitoun joined one of Columbia Threadneedle’s legacy firms in 2013 where he served as Chief Product & Marketing Officer, ultimately responsible for its product, sales and marketing activities. Prior to this, he was Head of Intermediary Distribution for Guggenheim Investments and Executive Director for Investment Solutions (fee-based advisory platforms) at UBS. He has been a member of the investment community since 1994. Mr. Zeitoun received a B.A. in History from Vassar College and a M.I.A. in International Business and Finance from Columbia University School of International & Public Affairs. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.