Updated July 26, 2012
John Harrington joined Old Mutual Asset Management as a vice president and director of U.S. consultant relations, confirmed Linda Gibson, head of global distribution with the multiboutique holding company.
He replaces Greg Weissman, who left OMAM at the start of 2012 to join Putnam Investments as a director of consultant relations, focused on the U.S. East Coast..
Mr. Harrington comes to OMAM from Turner Investments, where he was a director on the consultant relations team. Turner spokesman Tucker Hewes said Mr. Harrington’s responsibilities have been assumed by other team members.
In a telephone interview, Ms. Gibson said Mr. Harrington – an OMAM veteran from a prior stint with affiliate Acadian Asset Management – will focus on keeping consultants abreast of the parent company's global distribution strategy and its efforts to complement the consultant relations efforts of OMAM's money management affiliates.