Thursday, September 29, 2011

Robert Alan, Charlie Hannigan, Jerry Thunelius and Michael Sheridan Join Cutwater Asset Management

Cutwater Asset Management announced four key appointments in support of its consultant relations and distribution efforts.

Robert Alan will join Cutwater Asset Management in October as managing director and head of consultant relations. Previously, Alan served as head of North America consultant relations at Putnam Investments. Prior to Putnam, he held similar positions at Babson Capital Management and Fidelity Management Trust Company.

Charlie Hannigan has joined Cutwater as managing director, institutional sales. Hannigan previously served as director of new business development at Caxton Associates. His responsibilities there included business development and investor relations for the firm’s various funds.

Jerry Thunelius has joined the firm as managing director of portfolio management for Cutwater’s traditional strategies suite of products and oversees portfolio management for the firm’s Taft-Hartley segment. Thunelius has over 20 years of broad investment experience in fixed income portfolio management, trading and risk management. He was previously a managing partner and head of core fixed income strategies at TCP Global.

Michael Sheridan will join Cutwater in October as vice president of institutional marketing. Sheridan most recently served as director of institutional marketing for Columbia Management (formerly Riversource Investments) and previously had similar roles at Babson Capital Management and Putnam Investments. -Business Wire