LGIMA Announces Four New Hires

April 17, 2013 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Legal & General Investment Management America Inc. (LGIMA), a Chicago-based registered investment adviser, hired Don Andrews, Kimberlee Lisella, Justin Tabellione and Bradley S. Wynn.

Andrews joins as a solutions strategist in LGIMA’s liability-driven investments (LDI) team and will report to Gary Veerman, head of strategy. He will focus on the development and structuring of customized investment solutions. Andrews was formerly a director at UBS Investment Bank in the Structured Solutions group where he was responsible for developing tailored risk transfer, capital, funding and liquidity solutions for financial institution clients utilizing derivatives and structured finance technology.

Lisella has more than a decade in the asset management field and will serve as senior client portfolio manager and assistant head of distribution. Most recently, Lisella was director in the Customized Strategies Group of Cutwater Asset Management, where she led the development of customized investment solutions for a range of clients, with a focus on pension funds and insurance companies.

Tabellione, who will take on the role of senior portfolio manager, has more than 14 years in investment management. He will support the company in managing active fixed-income strategies for U.S. pension clients. His experience includes formulating investment strategies in a total return environment. He was, most recently, senior fixed income portfolio manager at UBS Global Asset Management.

Wynn joins LGIMA as a senior client relationship manager focusing on active fixed income and LDI clients and will report to Chris Wittemann, senior client relationship manager. His two decades of experience in institutional fixed-income includes work with pension plans, insurance companies and leveraged clients. Wynn was an executive director at Morgan Stanley and most recently served as head of the Chicago credit sales desk.