Aaron J. Ochstein joined Eagle Asset Management on Tuesday as senior vice president, global head of institutional consulting.
It is a new position. Mr. Ochstein will manage Eagle's due diligence with U.S.-based institutional clients that have a significant presence globally and head up new business development in markets outside North America, a news release said. In addition, he will oversee an institutional sales team based in Europe.
Mr. Ochstein, who is based in St. Petersburg, Fla., reports to Richard Rossi, Eagle president and co-chief operating officer.
Mr. Ochstein was managing director, head of European distribution for Mesirow Financial International U.K., a position he left in August, Liz Gunning, Eagle spokeswoman, said in an interview. Debbie Krieps, Mesirow managing director, head of corporate communications, couldn't be reached for comment.