Putnam Announces New Western Territory Account Manager

May 9, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Putnam Investments has named Tim Stidham to the position of Account Manager, Western Territory, North America Institutional Business.

In a press release Putnam said Stidham will report to Catherine Saunders, Managing Director and Head of North America Institutional Business.

Stidham joins Putnam from Hartford Investment Management Company where he was responsible for new business development in their Western Region, with a focus on public, corporate, foundation and endowments, and consultants.

Prior to joining Hartford, Stidham was Director of Public Fund Sales for RCM Capital Management. The announcement said he began his career at Daiwa Securities in 1986.