Joseph A. Sullivan

Age: 55

Hometown: Minneapolis

Education: Bachelor's degree in economics from St. John's University; graduate of the Securities Industry Institute at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania

Employment: Worked at Legg Mason from 1994 to 2005, then joined Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., serving as executive vice president and head of fixed-income capital markets. Rejoined Legg in 2008 as senior executive vice president and chief administrative officer; served as head of global distribution before being named interim CEO in October.

Outside associations: Current trustee and former chair of the Securities Industry Institute; former chair of the fixed-income committee of the National Association of Securities Dealers; former board member of the Bond Market Association. Served as a trustee for Catholic Charities, St. Ignatius Loyola Academy; chair of the board of trustees for Loyola Blakefield School; former president of the Baltimore Youth Hockey Association.

Source: Legg Mason Inc

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