Bank of America Merill Lynch announced yesterday that David Tyrie will be the latest addition to its advisor force. He will lead the personal retirement solutions business. He will report directly to Andy Sieg, head of retirement and philanthropic services division.

In this role, Tyrie will be responsible for offering personal retirement solutions in conjunction with Merrill’s Wealth Management, Merrill Edge, the Consumer Bank and the Institutional Retirement business. He will focus on providing clients with individual retirement income solutions, retirement education and planning, IRA products, employee-advice solutions and 529 plan products, according to an internal memo from Merrill Lynch viewed by On Wall Street.

Previously, Tyrie worked at Putnam Investments where he served as managing director, global products and marketing. He was responsible for product management and marketing within the firm’s retirement services division. Prior to his move to Putnam, Tyrie held various roles with Fidelity Investments and MFS.