BMO Global Asset Management has expanded its Defined Contribution Investment Only team with the appointment of two new regional sales managers. Mark Bryant and Tim Higgins will be overseeing BMO Retirement Services' Western and Eastern U.S. regions, respectively.

Bryant hails from Columbia Management where he served in the same capacity. Based in Minneapolis, he will be responsible for the Western U.S. region. Higgins most recently served as a National Accounts Manager for the DCIO efforts of a Allianz Global Investors. Based in Boston, Higgins will oversee the team's Eastern U.S. region.

“At BMO Global Asset Management we continue to demonstrate our commitment to the DC market, now by expanding our distribution footprint into the DCIO market,” stated Ben Jones, Head of Retirement Sales, BMO Global Asset Management, who joined the firm in January from Russell Investments to head its retirement sales team.

Jones also noted that BMO Global Asset Management is looking to add more personnel to its Retirement Services teams.

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