BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Columbia Threadneedle Investments announced today that Jim Bumpus has joined the firm as National Sales Manager. Mr. Bumpus will lead intermediary sales and distribution in the broker dealer and independent channels and report to Joe Kringdon, Managing Director, Head of Intermediary Distribution.
In this role, Mr. Bumpus will oversee an established and experienced sales team and be responsible for expanding the firm’s business relationships with U.S. intermediary partners.
“We are pleased to welcome Jim to Columbia Threadneedle Investments,” said Mr. Kringdon. “His extensive experience and demonstrated focus on clients reinforces our commitment to our distribution partners.”
Mr. Bumpus brings nearly 30 years of experience in financial services, including multiple leadership roles in sales and relationship management. Mr. Bumpus joins Columbia Threadneedle Investments from Putnam Investments, where he most recently served 12 years as Managing Director, Head of Wirehouse Channel / East Region Director. Over the course of his career he has held sales and relationship management positions of increasing responsibility at Putnam, Citizens Investment Securities and Shearson Lehman Hutton.
About Columbia Threadneedle Investments:
Columbia Threadneedle Investments is a leading global asset management group that provides a broad range of actively managed investment strategies and solutions for individual, institutional and corporate clients around the world.
With more than 2,000 people, including over 450 investment professionals based in North America, Europe and Asia, we manage $503 billion1 of assets across developed and emerging market equities, fixed income, asset allocation solutions and alternatives.
Columbia Threadneedle Investments is the global asset management group of Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE: AMP).
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1 Includes the combined assets under management of the Columbia and Threadneedle group of companies as of June 30, 2015.
Columbia Threadneedle Investments is the global brand name of the Columbia and Threadneedle group of companies.
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