Putnam Names DC Consultant Relations Director

Kristin Pelling has been named director of defined contribution (DC) consultant relations at Putnam Investments.

Pelling will focus on large market DC recordkeeping sales. She will be responsible for overseeing support of national and regional consulting firms. Previously this responsibility was shared across Putnam’s large market sales team. Pelling will report to Stephen Jenks, head of DC product and marketing, and be based in Boston.

Pelling, who has nearly 20 years of experience in retirement, joins Putnam from Mercer where she held a similar role as principal and director of consultant relations. Previously, she worked in consultant relations roles at Putnam for nine years.