Kimberly Mustin has joined Legg Mason as managing director and head of institutional business, Americas.

In her new role, Mustin is responsible for selling Legg’s mutual funds and separately managed accounts through outside distributors. She reports to Senior Executive Vice President, Head of the Americas David Odenath.

Mustin was previously managing director of the financial institutions group at Deutsche Bank. Before that, she was head of consulting and relationship management for the retirement business with Scudder Investments.

“Kim has a proven ability to work successfully with all types of intermediaries, to drive high performance sales teams, to win institutional mandates, to retain client assets and to deliver excellent service,” Odenath said. “As we look to the institutional segment as a key engine of growth for our mutual fund and SMA business, I know that Kim can make an immediate impact on our efforts and provide strong leadership.”

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