Legg Mason recruits former FTI Insto Sales Director

Executive Move


Legg Mason has announced the appointment of Christina Manonian as the firm's new institutional sales director, effective 30 July 2018.

Manonian, who has more than 18 years' experience across sales and marketing roles, was most recently the institutional sales director at Franklin Templeton Investments Australia. She joined Franklin Templeton's US headquarters in 2003 and held various sales, product management and marketing roles - in Australia and the US - over her 15-year tenure with the firm. Before this, she held roles in strategic marketing and investor relations.

Based in Melbourne, Manonian will report to Legg Mason business head, Andy Sowerby.

Commenting on her appointment, Sowerby said: “We are delighted to welcome Christina to our team. Driven by the breadth of our capabilities, we continue to enjoy measured growth and Christina is a key addition as we seek to deepen service and support to our institutional clients and their advisers.”

Manonian added: “I am excited to join the local Australian team and look forward to working closely with each of the investment affiliates - including the high calibre teams at Brandywine Global, Clarion Partners, EnTrustPermal and QS Investors - to offer innovative investment solutions suited to local institutional investors."


July 2018

Institutional Sales Director

Legg Mason Global Asset Management

News reports on this move

Financial Standard