Thomas Turpin was hired as chief operating officer at Old Mutual Asset Managers, and Kevin Hunt was hired as director of sales, marketing and product development. Both are new positions. Mr. Turpin was managing director and head of the defined contribution business at Putnam Investments. Mr. Turpin assisted with the transition when Putnam recently combined its defined benefit and defined contribution sales and marketing units into one unit led by John Brown. Mr. Hunt was managing director and head of managed accounts group at Morgan Stanley.