Erin Donnelly was named managing director and head of defined contribution investments only at TIAA Global Asset Management, said Kathleen Cordoza, spokeswoman.
It is a newly created position. Ms. Donnelly leads the newly unified DCIO business that combines teams from Nuveen Investments and TIAA Investments. She reports directly to Rob Leary, CEO of TIAA Global Asset Management.
Ms. Donnelly was previously managing director of business development at Nuveen's wealth management business.
TIAA-CREF acquired Nuveen Investments in 2014.