Legg Mason has hired Sophie Andrews in the newly-created role of head of UK strategic alliances, with responsibility for developing relationships with the firm's distribution partners and advisory sales channels.
The role will also see her work closely with Legg Mason's alternative distribution strategies team and report to head of UK sales Alexander Barry, with whom she worked previously at J.P. Morgan Asset Management....
Two global vehicles
'Further plug advice gap'
Must appoint separate CEOs and boards
Advisers do come out well
Will report to Mark Till