PHILADELPHIA, March 14 /CNW/ -- Brandywine Global Investment Management,
LLC announced today the appointment of Douglas B. Baran as senior vice
president, public fund sales. In this role Doug will be responsible for new
business development, specializing in public funds. He will report to Craig
Scott, Brandywine Global's director of U.S. institutional sales.
"We are very pleased that Doug has joined Brandywine Global," said Scott.
"This is the next logical step in our evolution following the addition of a
Taft-Hartley salesperson two years ago. Doug is an outstanding fit with our
culture and we believe he will have an immediate, positive impact on our
public fund marketing and direct sales efforts as well as our profile in the
public fund marketplace. He has impeccable integrity, a great reputation, and
a proven record of developing relationships and delivering solutions for
With over 30 years experience in institutional investment sales, Doug
joins Brandywine Global from MFC Global Investment Management (formerly John
Hancock Advisers), where he served as national managing director of
institutional sales. In that role, he was responsible for a substantial
portion of the firm's new business over the past eight years.
Prior to joining MFC Global/John Hancock, he served as senior vice
president for UAM Investment Services; managing director, institutional asset
management sales at MetLife Investment Services; vice president, marketing &
sales with Cigna International Investment Advisors, and General Electric
Investment Corporation as vice president, institutional sales & marketing.
Doug holds a B.A. degree in Organizational Behavior from Brown University and
is a member of various public fund oriented associations.
About Brandywine Global Investment Management, LLC
Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Philadelphia, Brandywine Global
Investment Management, LLC is a mid-sized investment boutique, with more than
$39 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2006 and an
investment style and strategic focus primarily in the area of value investing.
Brandywine Global is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Legg Mason, Inc.
For further information:
For further information: Adam Spector, of Brandywine Global Investment
Management, LLC, (215) 609-3500, Web Site: http://www.brandywineglobal.com