Daily News: September 4, 2019

Butler to Lead Wells Fargo Asset Management Liquidity Client Group


Yeng Felipe Butler will join Wells Fargo as head of WFAM’s Liquidity Client Group. Butler will be based in Boston and report to Nico Marais, CEO of WFAM.

As head of WFAM’s Liquidity Client Group, Butler will manage WFAM’s short-duration and cash management business, which has approximately $156 billion in assets under management (AUM) and includes capabilities such as money market mutual funds and customized liquidity accounts.

“We are thrilled to welcome Yeng to Wells Fargo Asset Management,” said Marais, CEO of WFAM. “She brings a long track record of providing innovative short-term investment and cash management solutions to both intermediary and institutional clients, and I am confident that her leadership and extensive skillset will be instrumental as we continue to grow this strategic product and solutions set.”

Butler joins WFAM from State Street Global Advisors, where she most recently served as global head of Cash Business, overseeing a global team of 30 short-term fixed income investment sales professionals. In her nearly nine years with State Street, Butler held a number of roles, including strategic leader for Fiduciary Advisory Solutions and head of U.S. Cash Business. She began her career in sales and marketing with Merrill Lynch.