has hired Judy Haber
for the newly created post of director
of marketing, The MFWire
Haber joined the Palo Alto-based currency
fund speclialist on August 26 and reports to
president and CIO Axel Merk
. Her arrival
at the company came two weeks before Merk
launched its third no-load offering, the
Merk Absolute Return Currency Fund
Haber's addition to the firm raised the number of employees to 11.
Before joining Merk, Haber ran her own financial services marketing
consulting firm for 13 years.
Her clients included mutual fund firms,
institutional investment managers and
broker-dealers. Earlier in her career, Haber served
as director of marketing for Schwab Institutional.
"I felt that I enjoy working for dynamic
and smart entrepreneurial firms, and this
was an opportunity that was too good to
pass up," Haber said. "It's a great fit for both of us."
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