Legg Mason hires Nicola as Italy’s client relationship manager
Legg Mason Global Asset Management has appointed Stefania Nicola as client relationship manager in its Italian branch headed by Marco Negri.
Before joining Legg Mason Italian team, she was fund analyst at Santander Private Banking Italy. Prior she worked for BNP Paribas Asset Management.
Legg Mason also promoted Matteo Lenardon, who has been working at Legg Mason since 2011, as sales manager for the Italian market. He was previously client relationship manager.
“The appointment of Stefania Nicola and the Matteo Lenardon’s advancement confirm the growth of Legg Mason Group here in Italy,” said Marco Negri, Country Head Italy.
He added: “The Italian branch is carving out a key role in the strategies of the Group at an European level. The distribution agreement just signed with Fineco is a further evidence of the interest our funds are generating in Italy. The enlargement of the Italian team works in this perspective: to respond to clients’ needs by managing their requests at best”.