US - Lorie O'Malley has joined Boston-based MFS Investment Management as a senior vice president and director of relationship management.
O'Malley, who was worked in the financial service industry for more than 15 years, will lead the MFS Institutional Advisors relationship management group, which is responsible for building and maintaining strong ties with the company's institutional clients.
O'Malley spent the past eight years at Zurich Scudder Investments where she served as president of Scudder Retirement Services, director of client services, and, most recently, COO of the Americas region.
Prior to Scudder, O'Malley spent two years at Putnam Investments.
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