Global fund manager Legg Mason has appointed Felicity Nicholson as head of marketing for Australia and New Zealand.
Prior to her role with Legg Mason, Ms Nicholson served as head of marketing with Hastings Asset Management, where she was responsible for the business’ brand management and global marketing and communications strategy.
Ms Nicholson will lead Legg Mason’s strategic and operational marketing, reporting to Legg Mason Australia managing director Andy Sowerby.
“With extensive experience in global funds management, Felicity is the ideal person to lead and further develop the marketing and communications activity for Legg Mason and its affiliates across Australia and New Zealand,” Mr Sowerby said.
“Her deep understanding of needs and perspectives of clients and the broader funds management industry as well as her proven strategic leadership will be a significant asset to our team.”
Ms Nicholson said she was “delighted” to join the company and that she looked forward to working with the business.
“The firm has established a range of proven investment solutions that meet client needs. I am excited to work with this team to increase the understanding of what we have to offer to investors across the Australian equity and bond strategies alongside global equity, global bond and multi-asset offerings,” she said.
The non-executive director will retire after 12 years on the company’s board. ...