John Hackett, CFA
Chief Marketing Officer and Managing Director
John Hackett, CFA, is chief marketing officer of Thornburg Investment Management and joined the firm in 2020. John spearheads and develops marketing strategy, continues to evolve and effectively position the Thornburg brand and investment messaging, and leads a high-performing marketing team in executing our strategy and tactics to drive new investor and AUM growth globally.
John’s experiences are multi-channel, driving growth through institutional, intermediary and global distribution, and spans both traditional and alternative asset classes. Prior to joining Thornburg, John held leadership roles in marketing, along with product and business development, at global asset management firms. Most recently, John was the global head of product marketing at Northern Trust Asset Management in Chicago. Before joining Northern Trust, he was a principal and head of marketing and business development at The Townsend Group, an Aon Company, and a senior vice president, head of marketing and product management at Calamos Investments. John has also held senior marketing product management roles at Nuveen Investments. Prior to joining the financial services industry, John spent over a decade in the technology and consulting sectors.
John earned an MBA in finance and policy studies from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BS in mathematics and a BS in industrial management from Purdue University. He is also a CFA charterholder and member of CFA Institute and CFA Society of Chicago. John is registered with FINRA with a Series 7, 24 and 63.