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Mr. James W. Hirschmann III

Chief Executive Officer

Western Asset Management Company

Direct Phone: (626) ***-****       

Email: j***@***.com

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Western Asset Management Company

385 East Colorado Boulevard

Pasadena, California 91101

United States

Company Description

Western Asset is one of the world's leading fixed income managers. From offices in Pasadena, Hong Kong, London, Melbourne, New York, Sao Paulo, Singapore and Tokyo, the company provides investment services for a wide variety of global clients, across an e ... more

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Background Information


Advisory Board Member
LA Sports & Entertainment Commission

Board Member
Medical Simulation Corporation

Member of the Investment Committee
Burroughs Wellcome Foundation

Member of the Board of Trustees
Widener College

American Public Media

Board Member



Widener University


financial markets and strategic operational growth

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Widener Law School [cached]

James W. Hirschmann III '82 CEO, Western Asset Management Company

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JAMES HIRSCHMANN CEO Western Asset Management Company

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James W. Hirschmann III

James W. Hirschmann III has been the Chairman of the Board since July 2009 (the Company commenced operations in May 2012). He has also served as the chief executive officer of our Manager since 1999. Mr. Hirschmann serves on our Managers board of directors and chairs our Managers global strategy committee. Mr. Hirschmann has worked at our Manager since 1989. Mr. Hirschmann also served as the president of our Managers parent company, Legg Mason, Inc., from May 2006 to April 2007. Mr. Hirschmann received a BS from Widener University.
The Board believes Mr. Hirschmann is qualified to serve as a director because of his experience as chief executive officer and member of the board of directors of our Manager and his depth of experience in the financial and investment management industry.
James W. Hirschmann III, Chief Executive Officer of our Manager
Ms. Murphy, who will begin serving as our President and Chief Executive Officer on June 1, 2016, and Mr. Hirschmann, our Chairman of the Board, are executive officers of our Manager.
Mr. Hirschmann has served as the Chairman of the Board since 2009. Having been employed by our Manager for over 25 years, Mr. Hirschmann has a breadth of unique and specialized knowledge about our business operations.

Board of Directors: Medical Simulation Corporation [cached]

James Hirschmann, III

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Jim Hirschmann, Chairman

Jim Hirschmann, Chairman
James (Jim) Hirschmann is the President and Chief Executive Officer at Western Asset Management Company, Legg Mason's largest subsidiary and one of the world's largest fixed-income asset managers. Mr. Hirschmann joined Western Asset in 1989 in a business development capacity and was appointed President and CEO in 1999. He has been a key driver in the impressive growth and major global position that Western Asset has achieved as one of the world's leading bond managers.
Prior to his current position, he served as Director for Financial Trust Company (currently Invesco National Trust Company) in Denver, CO. Before that, he was a Vice President at Atalanta/Sosnoff Capital Corporation in New York, NY. In addition to his current duties, Mr. Hirschmann is member of the Investment Committee of Burroughs Wellcome Foundation, the Board of Directors of Medical Simulation Corporation, the advisory Board of the Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment Commission and is Chairman of Rose Bowl Legacy Connections. Mr. Hirschmann is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Widener College, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting.

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