BOSTON, MA. July 20, 2021 – Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) has announced that industry veteran Andrea Anastasio has joined the company in a newly created role as the head of investment management solutions.
“Andrea joins us at a critical time as we continue to evolve our differentiated offering in a highly competitive and deeply entrenched universe of investment managers,” said Paul LaPiana, head of MassMutual US product. “Andrea will lead the investment product team and partner with our distribution and marketing teams to champion our investment capabilities as we continue to grow our MassMutual Investments brand and business. She brings a significant breadth and depth of expertise to MassMutual, where we are more widely known for our prominence in providing top tier insurance solutions to market.”
Anastasio is a proven leader with more than two decades of experience and demonstrated achievements, using her investment acumen and deep experience to drive a culture of innovation and ideation. She joins MassMutual from State Street Global Advisors where, most recently, she served as head of investment strategy and research, North America. Previously, Anastasio spent more than 15 years with Wellington Management Company, most recently as an investment director, equity product management.
Anastasio holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BA in Economics from College of the Holy Cross. She is a member of the Boston Security Analysts Society and the CFA Institute.
Over the past year, MassMutual has continued to enhance its investment and distribution capabilities under its MassMutual Investments brand with the recent announcement of the planned Barings mutual funds transition to MassMutual, as well specific changes announced to the mutual fund line-up including the addition of PanAgora Asset Management, Inc. to its line of industry leading sub-advisers.