Dianne F. Lob
Chair of the Board
Dianne F. Lob is the Senior Managing Director for Equities and Head of Global Business Development for AB. She focuses on the global sales strategy for AB’s broad equity platform, as well as new product development, thought leadership and the creation of marketing materials. In addition to coordinating globally with the Institutional, Retail and Private Client teams, she works closely with the head of equities on the business’s profit and loss statement. From 2010 to 2015, she was the President and a Director of the Sanford C. Bernstein Mutual Fund Board. From 2004 to 2014, she was chairman of Bernstein Global Wealth Management’s Private Client Investment Policy Group, responsible for asset allocation and investment strategies in the Private Client business. Prior to joining the firm in 1999 as a senior portfolio manager, she spent 22 years at J.P. Morgan, where she was a managing director and investment banker specializing in providing mergers and acquisitions advice and debt and equity financing for large-capitalization industrial companies. From 1991 to 1995, Lob was a senior member of the team that built J.P. Morgan’s equity business. Previously, she held various positions in international corporate finance, interest and currency swap marketing, lease advisory services, and media client banking. Lob holds a BA in economics from Tufts University and an MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.