Theresa Pope was named vice president, head of consultant relations on GAMCO Asset Management's institutional team, Regina Pitaro, managing director, confirmed in an email.
The position is new. Ms. Pope will develop the firm's relationships with global investment consultants. She will report directly to Ms. Pitaro.
Ms. Pope was regional director, consultant relations for Russell Investments. A Russell Investments spokesman was not immediately available to provide replacement information.
GAMCO Asset Management has $40.7 billion in assets under management.