This week in personnel announcements and new hires, the SEC named David Grim director of the division of investment management; Dino Falaschetti was named chief economist for the House Financial Services Committee; and Merrill Lynch created a retirement investment and income team.
Also, Fidelity Charitable made three appointments, and Kitty Pierce joined OneSource Retirement Advisors.
Merrill Lynch Creates Retirement Income and Investment Team
Merrill Lynch has announced the creation of a retirement income and investment team, led by Kirstin Hill. She will report to David Tyrie, head of retirement and personal wealth solutions at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
In addition, Kim Kasin’s role as head of financial guidance services is being expanded to include executive services and reserve shares.
— Read more: Merrill Boosts Retirement Focus, Promotes 2 Managers.
SEC Names Grim to Head IM Division
The SEC has announced that David Grim has been named director of the division of investment management. Grim has been acting director of the division since the departure of Norm Champ, its previous director, in February.
Grim joined the SEC in September 1995 as a staff attorney in the division’s office of investment company regulation. In January 1998, he moved to the division’s office of chief counsel and was named assistant chief counsel in September 2007. He was appointed as deputy director of the division in January 2013.
Mercatus Fellow Named Chief Economist for House Financial Services