RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM) has appointed Jeff Masom as Global Head of Institutional Distribution. Masom will be based in Boston and report to Mike Lee, Global Head of Institutional Business at RBC GAM.
“I am very pleased to welcome Jeff Masom to RBC Global Asset Management,” says Lee. “Jeff’s experience with institutional clients and product innovation is a significant addition to our global institutional leadership team. The addition of Jeff supports our focus on bringing the best of RBC GAM’s global investment capabilities to clients in markets around the world.”
Masom (pictured), has over 20 years of investment management industry experience with a focus on leading sales teams, previously as the Senior Managing Director and Head of US sales for Legg Mason. Masom has held a variety of roles throughout his career, including directing institutional sales, managing offshore sales and service, and managing sales for defined contribution, sub-advisory and national accounts. Most recently, he managed a 200-plus employee organisation which accounted for USD260 billion in assets. Masom was also a senior member of the product strategy and innovation committees and the global leadership team.
Masom is a CFA charter holder. He earned a JD from Delaware Law School and holds a degree in business administration and management from Elizabethtown College.