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Four Top Hedge Fund Managers Join AIMA Board Of Directors, Six To Retire

Date: Thursday, September 27, 2012
Author: Alex Akesson, HedgeCo.Net

Former SEC commissioner Kathleen Casey was appointed the new Chairman of the hedge fund industry association (AIMA) last week. Joining her on the Council is Olwyn Alexander, Partner, PwC; Mark O’Sullivan, Partner, Ernst & Young LLP; Phil Schmitt, President, Summerwood Capital Corp.; and Henry Smith, Global Managing Partner, Maples and Calder.

Those continuing their Directorships of AIMA are Andrew Baker, Chief Executive Officer, AIMA; Andrew Bastow, General Counsel, Director of Government & Regulatory Affairs, Winton Capital; James G. Dinan, Founder, Chairman & CEO, York Capital Management; Chris Pearce, Asia COO, Marshall Wace Asia Ltd; Paul Sater, Partner, Ernst & Young; and Phil Tye, Co-Founder and Managing Director, DragonBack Capital Limited.

The retiring slate of Directors are Robert De Rito, Head of Financial Risk Management, APG Asset Management US Inc; Christopher Fawcett, Senior Partner, Fauchier Partners LLP; Florence Lombard, CEO, Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association; Sir Paul Ruddock, Director & Chief Executive Officer, Lansdowne Partners Ltd; and Sean Simon, private investor. Also leaving is AIMA non-Executive Chairman Todd Groome, who had been in the role since 2009.

Alex Akesson
Editor for HedgeCo.net