On Tuesday, Columbia Management, which manages $200 billion in "cash", will announce the hiring of former PNC and BlackRock 20+ year veteran Patrick Ford as managing director and senior portfolio manager for Cash Investments. (See Crane Data's News here; see Columbia's press release here.)
Veteran money market fund portfolio manager Sharon Pichler is retiring from Janus after 13 years. Eric Thorderson will continue to co-manage the cash funds, and Craig Jacobson joins him as a new co-manager.
Joanne Driscoll was promoted to Managing Director by Putnam Investments. She continues to head Putnam's money market group.
Dreyfus SVP & Relationship Manager Patricia Finckel has added institutional money market fund sales to her responsibilities. She reports to EVP and National Sales Manager Sue Ann Cormack.