Old Mutual Appoints Harrington Consultant Relations Director

John Harrington was named vice president and director of U.S. Consultant Relations for Old Mutual Asset Management (OMAM).

Harrington’s appointment is the latest in a recent series of hires underscoring OMAM’s commitment to its global distribution strategy.

Harrington is responsible for providing consultants with greater insight and transparency into OMAM’s strategy as well as its broad range of affiliate investment capabilities. He will be based in Boston and report to Brian Carroll, head of U.S. Distribution.  

Before joining OMAM, Harrington held various consultant relations positions, including vice president, consultant relations and sales for Acadian Asset Management, an OMAM-affiliated firm.

“We are pleased to welcome John to lead our consultant relations efforts,” said Carroll. “John’s successful track record of building strong relationships with the investment consulting community combined with his personal experience working for one of our affiliates make him uniquely suited for this position.”

Harrington began his career 20 years ago with Fidelity Investments after receiving a bachelor’s degree in English from Boston College. He also holds a master’s of business administration and a master’s of science in finance from Boston College’s Carroll School of Management. He also holds a master’s in Anglo-Irish literature from University College in Dublin.  

 OMAM is the U.S.-based global asset management business of Old Mutual PLC.