L&G Investment Management names credit chief

Marion Stommel joined Legal & General Investment Management as head of credit, effective Monday, spokesman Steve Leach said.

Ms. Stommel replaced Christophe Tamet, who left in 2011 to become head of credit at Kepler Capital Markets. Based in London, Ms. Stommel reports to Roger Bartley, head of fixed income.

Previously, Ms. Stommel worked at WestLB Mellon Asset Management, where she held a variety of roles including head of corporate credit and structured finance, according to Mr. Leach. WestLB Mellon spokeswoman Carmen Wientzek could not be reached by press time for further information about Ms. Stommel's replacement.