|[January 22, 2013]
Hartford Mutual Funds Names Jac McLean Head Of Distribution
RADNOR, Pa. --(Business Wire)--
Hartford Mutual Funds has named Jac McLean, 43, head of distribution. In
this newly created position, McLean will be responsible for retail
sales, institutional sales and key account management.
Jac McLean, 43, named head of distribution at Hartford Mutual Funds. (Photo: Business Wire)
"Jac has an extensive background in sales and distribution," said Jim
Davey, executive vice president of Hartford Mutual Funds. "He has
developed strong relationships over his 20 years in the industry and he
will be a tremendous asset as we continue to grow and develop our mutual
McLean began his career at MFS Fund Distributors, Inc. and held
positions of increasing responsibility during his 16 years at the firm.
Most recently, he served as head of U.S. retail and offshore sales at
Eaton (News - Alert) Vance. McLean holds a bachelor's degree in political science from
This and other recent personnel
additions come on the heels of the fund family's recently expanded
relationship with Wellington Management, LLP, which now serves as the
primary sub-adviser for more than 50 equity, fixed-income, multi-sset,
target-retirement, and alternative funds.
Hartford Mutual Funds offers a broad range of actively managed
strategies designed to provide solutions for a variety of investment
needs. Established in 1996, Hartford Mutual Funds has $87.3 billion in
assets under management (as of September 30, 2012). For more information
about the fund family, visit www.hartfordmutualfunds.com.
Wellington Management Company, LLP, is one of the world's largest
independent investment management firms, overseeing US$748 billion as of
September 30, 2012. As a private firm whose sole business is investment
management, it seeks a long-term view and alignment of its interests
with those of its clients. The firm's investment solutions are built on
the strength of proprietary, independent research and span nearly
all segments of the global capital markets, including equity, fixed
income, multi-asset, and alternative strategies. Wellington Management
serves clients in more than 50 countries.
About The Hartford
With more than 200 years of expertise, The Hartford (NYSE: HIG) is a
leader in property and casualty insurance, group benefits and mutual
funds. The company is widely recognized for its service excellence,
sustainability practices, trust and integrity. More information on the
company and its financial performance is available at www.thehartford.com.
Hartford Mutual Funds are underwritten and distributed by Hartford
Investment Financial Services, LLC.
Wellington Management Company, LLP is an independent and unaffiliated
sub-adviser to The Hartford.
All investments are subject to risk, including the possible loss of
You should carefully consider investment objectives, risks, charges,
and expenses of Hartford Mutual Funds before investing. This and other
information can be found in the Fund's prospectus or summary prospectus,
which can be obtained from your investment representative or by calling
888-843-7824. Please read them carefully before you invest or send money.
Some of the statements in this release may be considered forward-looking
statements as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995. We caution investors that these forward-looking statements are not
guarantees of future performance, and actual results may differ
materially. Investors should consider the important risks and
uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ. These important
risks and uncertainties include those discussed in our Quarterly Reports
on Form 10-Q, our 2011 Annual Report on Form 10-K and the other filings
we make with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We assume no
obligation to update this release, which speaks as of the date issued.
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