Emerging markets shop Mirae Asset Global Investments (USA) has named Robert P. Mulligan as Head of Retail Sales and Distribution. He is also currently Head of Strategic Relationships, for the firm, responsible for developing and maintaining the firm's relationships with broker-dealers, banks, independent financial advisors, and "supermarket" platforms.

In his dual role, Mulligan supervises the Strategic Relationships team and also manages Mirae Asset's team of hybrid wholesalers. Mulligan succeeds Vincent J. Leon.

"Bob's deep relationships with gatekeepers and senior industry personnel have helped significantly expand Mirae Asset's distribution capacity over the past 18 months," stated Joon Kwun, president and chief executive CEO of Mirae Asset Global Investments (USA).

"Our funds are now on all of the major RIA custodial platforms, and we have established selling agreements with several major wirehouses and independent broker-dealers. We're confident that Bob can continue to enlarge our U.S. footprint and direct our team of Emerging Market Specialists to broader sales objectives."

Mulligan joined Mirae Asset in 2010 from GE Asset Management where he was the Director of National Accounts serving the intermediary market.

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