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Mr. James W. Hirschmann III

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Chairman of Directors

Email: j***@***.com
Company Description: Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation focuses on investing in, financing and managing primarily residential mortgage-backed securities. Although our core...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • MSC , financial markets and strategic operational growth
  • Widener University
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James W. Hirschmann ..., 22 April 2014 [cached]
James W. Hirschmann III
James W. Hirschmann III has been the Chairman of the Board of Directors 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 Manager's board of directors and chairs our Manager's global strategy committee. Mr. Hirschmann has worked at our Manager since 1989. Mr. Hirschmann also served as the president of our Manager's parent company, Legg Mason, Inc. from May 2006 to April 2007. Mr. Hirschmann received a BS from Widener University.
The Board of Directors 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 experience in the financial and investment management industry.
James W. Hirschmann III,
Our Chief Executive Officer and President, Mr. James, and our Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mr. Hirschmann, are executive officers of our Manager.
Mr. Hirschmann has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors since the Company's formation in 2009. Having been employed by our Manager for over 24 years, Mr. Hirschmann has a breadth of unique and specialized knowledge about our business operations and the operations of our Manager.
Advisory Board | LosAngeles | Sports & Entertainment Commission, 4 Mar 2015 [cached]
JAMES HIRSCHMANN CEO Western Asset Management
Board of Directors and Advisory Board | LASEC, 30 Sept 2013 [cached]
CEO, Western Asset Management Company
Board of Directors: Medical Simulation Corporation, 28 Aug 2014 [cached]
James Hirschmann, III
IAVA - IAVA Staff & Board | Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, 2 Mar 2014 [cached]
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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