Kase to lead North American sales for SSgA

Jamie Kase was named executive vice president, head of global sales and marketing at SSgA, said Scott Powers, president and CEO. The position is new.

Mr. Kase will oversee all aspects of SSgA’s North American sales and global marketing. He will collaborate with Gregory Ehret, SSgA’s head of Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Bernard P. Reilly, the firm’s senior managing director, Asia, with all three executives reporting directly to Mr. Powers.

Mr. Kase was executive vice president, U.S. institutional distribution, for ING Investment Management. ING spokeswoman Tracey Gordon said Mr. Kase’s responsibilities have been assumed by other team members.

Executive recruiting firm David Barrett Partners assisted in the search.