BOSTON, Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eaton Vance Corp. (NYSE: EV) announced today that John K. Moninger will join Eaton Vance Distributors, Inc., as Director of Retail Sales on November 26, 2012, in which role he will be responsible for leading all sales and relationship management for Eaton Vance's brokerage and independent channels. Mr. Moninger will be based in Boston and report to Matthew J. Witkos, President of Eaton Vance Distributors, Inc. "John has developed a reputation as a dynamic leader who places client needs first while advocating for his team," said Mr. Witkos. "His experience and deep knowledge of the asset management industry have enabled him to build strong, lasting relationships. John's passion, energy and enthusiasm are among his greatest assets and will serve him well as he works with our sales team to deliver financial solutions that address client needs." John comes to Eaton Vance from LPL Financial, where he was executive vice president of Advisory and Brokerage Consulting Services, responsible for the firm's advisory and brokerage platforms and for leading a team of product consultants. He also led LPL's Financial Planning Group and Wealth Management Services, which provide advice and solutions for high-net-worth and ultra high-net-worth client opportunities. Previously, John served as the national consulting director for investment solutions for UBS Financial Services. He currently serves on the board of directors of the Investment Management Consultants Association, the Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation, and the Money Management Institute, where he is a member of the executive committee. He is a graduate of Kutztown University. Eaton Vance Corp (NYSE: EV) is one of the oldest investment management firms in the United States, with a history dating to 1924. Eaton Vance and its affiliates managed $198.2 billion in assets as of September 30, 2012, offering individuals and institutions a broad array of investment strategies and wealth management solutions. The Company's long record of providing exemplary service, timely innovation and attractive returns through a variety of market conditions has made Eaton Vance the investment manager of choice for many of today's most discerning investors. For more information about Eaton Vance, visit www.eatonvance.com. SOURCE Eaton Vance Corp.