Clark Capital Management Group, an independent asset manager, announced the promotion of Brendan Clark to CEO of the company. Harry Clark, former CEO, will move into the role of Executive Chairman.
Harry Clark approved of Clark’s promotion by stating, “With recent developments over the past 18 months, under Brendan’s stewardship, we more than doubled the size of our Firm. I believe Brendan has proven himself to be a capable leader and well suited to be CEO,” he said.
Brendan Clark joined Clark Capital in 2001 and held multiple positions, including EVP of Business Development and President. As President, he directed all business development and marketing efforts and oversaw the creation and execution of key strategic relationships with broker-dealer partners and national platforms, according to a press release.
Brendan Clark stated that he’s looking forward to the advancement of Clark Capital. “I am privileged to lead Clark Capital into the future while ensuring the Firm remains committed to our historical, core commitment of helping financial advisors deliver successful outcomes to their clients,” he said. “We will continue to focus on delivering asset management excellence through our high-touch portfolio construction and service models to help investors achieve their long-term financial goals.”