Grimes and Sullivan will be responsible primarily for the Western and Midwest regions of the U.S., respectively.
According to a press release, based in San Francisco, Grimes joined ING IM U.S. earlier this year from RCM Capital Management, where he worked from 2007 as Vice President of Consultant Relations. He had previously spent three years with Citizens Advisers and four years with Strong Capital Management, serving in similar roles.
Based in Chicago, Sullivan joins the ING IM U.S. Consultant Relations team from UBS Global Asset Management, where he worked since March 2008 as Director, Consultant Relations. Earlier in his career, he spent eight years at Putnam Investments in a variety of consultant relations roles, with the last one being Senior Vice President of Consultant Relations. He also brings particular expertise in the defined contribution arena.