Robert Kendall is the President of Carillon Tower Advisers, a global, multi-boutique asset management firm focused on sustainable, risk-adjusted returns and alpha generation. In his role, Bob oversees all of the firm’s strategic growth and business development efforts globally. An accomplished veteran with more than 25 years of significant asset management industry experience, Bob has expertise in investments, distribution, product structures, operating models, financials, and international markets. Prior to joining Carillon in 2021, he was CEO of DWS Americas. At DWS Group, Deutsche Bank's global asset management business, he led the formation of DWS USA Corporation and oversaw all aspects of its strategic business growth and development in the United States. Earlier in his career, Bob served in multiple leadership roles across client coverage account management and product development at the Van Kampen Investments unit of Morgan Stanley Investment Management.
Under his leadership at DWS, the Americas region was a key driver of global growth strategy, which had $967B in AUM as of December 31, 2020.
He also served as DWS's President and Head of Client Coverage during his tenure, managing distribution and client service for institutional investors.
During his time at DWS, he also managed services for intermediaries, consultants, retail investors, insurance companies, family offices, and RIAs.
Bob also served as a member of the Executive Board at DWS Group.
He holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business.