Kevin Rowell helped Alliance Capital move into the bank channel with its mutual funds three years ago. He did the same while at Putnam in the late 1980s.

Now he's trying to do it again as the recently named president of the Safeco mutual funds group, a subsidiary of Seattle-based Safeco Corp.

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