Mr Cutler was formerly the managing director of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group, and brings to the role more than two decades of experience across a number of companies, including Barclays Global Investors and Legal & General Investment Management.
Affiliated Managers Group (AMG) chair and chief executive Sean Healey said the company was delighted with the appointment.
“Given Hugh’s experience in leading multi-region distribution efforts for global asset managers across the full spectrum of asset classes and investment disciplines, and his track record of developing and managing highly effective sales teams across multiple geographies and channels, we look forward to his contributions to the continued long-term success of our global distribution franchise,” he said.
Based in London, Mr Cutler will lead the company’s global distribution platform, including both the business’ centralised institutional and retail capabilities, AMG said.
Mr Cutler will commence in his new role from 1 March 2017.
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