Legg Mason names business development director

Legg Mason Global Asset Management has appointed Dan Franklin as director of business development for the UK.

Franklin will reporting to Adam Gent, head of UK sales, and will work with the UK sales team, to service discretionary clients across London.

He joins from Legal and General Investments where he was senior investment sales manager.

Gent says, “Providing clients with world-class service and products is at the heart of our distribution business.

“In the past couple of years we have added to both the UK sales and client service team, making appointments on the sales side to aid our expansion into the life and platform business and on the client services side to ensure we continue to deliver the service quality our clients expect.”

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