Putnam Hires Regional Director for 401(k) Team

January 3, 2013 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – Putnam Investments named Gabriela Heffernan regional director for the Southwest for its 401(k) team.

Heffernan comes to Putnam from Prudential Retirement, where she spent the last ten years as the regional sales director for Southern California. Before Prudential, she was an investment adviser with Merrill Lynch.

Heffernan, who replaces John McKeehan, is joining an expanding Putnam defined contribution (DC) organization that is addressing increased market interest and is expecting additional hiring throughout 2013.