Workers expect their defined contribution plans to play a greater role in their retirement income than annuities.
Montpelier, VT – June 30, 2014 – Sentinel Investments announces the appointment of Tom Hirschmann as President and CEO of Sentinel Financial Services Company, responsible for the company’s distribution efforts through financial intermediary channels, including national wirehouses, regional and independent broker-dealers, and registered investment advisors. Mr. Hirschmann joined Sentinel on June 9th and will report to Thomas Brownell, President and CEO of Sentinel Asset Management Inc.
“Tom joins us after a long and successful career at Legg Mason, where he ran and/or managed multiple parts of its distribution organization,” said Mr. Brownell. “We are thrilled to have Tom join the senior leadership team here at Sentinel and look forward to having him lead our experienced team of sales and marketing professionals.”
Hirschmann began his career in the investment management industry in sales at HSBC Asset Management before spending the next 15 years at Legg Mason where he most recently led U.S. sales efforts.
“I am excited to be joining Sentinel, and look forward to building strong brand recognition that reflects the strengths of our high-caliber investment teams,” Hirschmann said. “I am confident we can expand Sentinel’s presence in the marketplace and deliver strategies to help financial advisors address their clients’ needs.”
Hirshmann is a graduate of Lycoming College and currently resides in Annapolis, Maryland, with his family.
To learn more about Sentinel, our team, and what we offer, please visit www.sentinelinvestments.com.
About Sentinel Investments
Sentinel offers mutual funds, retirement plan solutions and institutional investment management. Our managers are united by the common belief that well-defined, repeatable investment processes grounded in fundamental research have the potential to deliver solid, consistent results over time. Each discipline has its own dedicated research team, adding an additional level of market insight and objective perspective.
Headquartered in Montpelier VT, Sentinel Investments’ assets under management totaled more than $26 billion in assets under management, including over $7billion across 15 Sentinel strategies, as of March 30, 2014.
Learn more at www.sentinelinvestments.com.