Joel P. Whidden was named director-public fund marketing at Bridgewater Associates. He replaced Jennifer Morgan Peterson, who was on maternity leave and decided not to return to work after eight years at the firm. Mr. Whidden will focus on public pension plan sponsors, endowments and foundations, and investment consultants. He will report to Bill Mahoney, director-global marketing.
Mr. Whidden was director-public fund sales at Deutsche Asset Management. DeAM will announce his replacement soon, said Missy DeAngelis, head of public relations.
DeAM officials couldnt be reached by press time regarding a replacement.