International Auction House Bolsters Institutional Strategy With New Hire

Vanessa Doctor June 16, 2010

International Auction House Bolsters Institutional Strategy With New Hire

International auction house Skinner has appointed L Emerson Tuttle as its new director of institutional relationships.

Tuttle brings 35 years of experience in the financial services industry, where he spent most of the time working with high net worth individual clients. One of his credentials is a managing position at the estate settlement department of a major financial institution in Boston. Tuttle is also known to be an active participant of the auction market for art and antiques for the past 20 years.

In his new role, he will be overseeing the firm's ties with trust and estate settlement professionals, museums, and other corporate and not-for-profit institutions involved in the auctions and art scene.

"The goal of this program is to strengthen Skinner's brand awareness in the institutional marketplace and increase our business with key referral partners, such as banks, law firms, financial planners, museum professionals, corporate art buyers, and high end real estate firms throughout the Northeast and other select locations," said Karen Keane, the chief executive officer of Skinner, in a statement.

Skinner is one of the largest auction houses for antiques and fine art in the world, boasting of 20 specialty collecting areas. It is headquartered in New England.


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