Schroders Expands Distribution Teams

January 10, 2011 ( - Schroder Investment Management North America Inc. has announced the addition of five new U.S. Onshore Intermediary members plus one Offshore hire.

Benjamin Stevens joined the Intermediary Distribution Team as Sales Director for the West territory, based in Denver, Colorado.  Most recently, he was employed at Janus Capital Group.   

Christopher Ander also joined the Intermediary Distribution Team as Sales Director for the Central territory, based in Chicago. He spent the past six years employed at Van Kampen Investments, according to the announcement.   

Kelly Klobucar joins in a dual role as Team Leader, managing the Internal Sales Directors and supporting John Maguire and Ben Stevens, Directors – Intermediaries, West.  Klobucar was previously at FBR Asset Management in several sales and marketing capacities.     

Marc DeCuffa joins the Schroders Intermediary Distribution Team as an Internal Sales Director, Northeast, supporting Steve Wagenbach and Julie Macalka, Directors for the Northeast territory, having joined from Bank of America – Merrill Lynch Wealth Management.  

Greg Bradley joins the firm as a Key Accounts Manager, reporting to Erin Brenner, Head of Intermediary Key Accounts. He joins from Hewlett Packard Company where he was a Global Account Manager, and has twelve years of distribution experience within the Asset Management industry, previously as a Senior Vice President at Wachovia/Evergreen Investments and Director at Bank of America/Columbia Management.  

Jason Shidler joins Offshore Intermediary Sales and will be covering Western U.S./Western Canada, based in Los Angeles, reporting to Jason Barger, Head of Offshore Intermediary Sales.  His most recent position was Vice President of Sales at Franklin Templeton based in Los Angeles.