MassMutual hires head of Sovereign Wealth Funds and Official Institutions
Gary Smith has been appointed Head of Sovereign Wealth Funds and Official Institutions for the asset management companies of MassMutual.
He will work across the distribution networks of Group companies Barings, Babson and OFI Global Asset Management
Baring Asset Management, Babson Capital and OFI Global Asset Management, the asset management companies of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, today announce the appointment of Gary Smith as head of Sovereign Wealth Funds and Official Institutions, effective immediately.
Smith will be based in London and has a reporting line into all three businesses.
Smith has over 25 years’ experience and joins the Group from BNP Paribas Investment Partners, where he worked for five years, most recently as Global Head of Official Institutions. In this role he was responsible for managing the relationship with a variety of institutional clients, including central banks and sovereign wealth funds and all partners within the group. Prior to this he held positions with BNP Paribas Group, Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch and Greenwell Montagu.