Italy’s Legg Mason makes hire for client relationship
Legg Mason Global Asset Management has strengthened its Italian branch with the appointment of Stefano Colombo as client relationship manager.
Before joining Legg Mason’s Italian team, Colombo was client service officer at State Street Global Advisors. Prior to that, he worked at PwC, where he took care of providing consultancy in the financial services industry, working especially in the asset management and private banking business areas.
“The appointment of Stefano is part of an expansion plan that Legg Mason Group staretd in Italy a few years ago,” Marco Negri (pictured), country head of Italy at Legg Mason Global Asset Management, commented.
“The Italian asset management industry is increasing its AUM, with a clear preference for foreign-domiciled funds. The strengthen of the Italian team responds to increasing client interest across the country,” he concluded.
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