Kristin Pelling has joined Putnam Investments to fill a new role focused on large market defined contribution recordkeeping sales. As Director of Defined Contribution Consultant Relations, Pelling will have responsibility for overseeing support of national and regional consulting firms. Pelling will report to Stephen Jenks, Head of Defined Contribution Product & Marketing, and be based in Boston.

Pelling joins Putnam from Mercer where she held a similar role as Director of Consultant Relations.

"Adding an established industry veteran like Kristen Pelling will help us expand our support for the national and regional consulting firms that serve the large market," stated Edmund Murphy, III, Head of Defined Contribution, Putnam Investments.

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