Appointments: Robert B. Zoellick, Seth Bernstein, Barbara Fallon-Walsh, Daniel G. Kaye, Ramon de Oliveira, Anders Malmstrom
There were some major changes
made in the wake of Peter Kraus' resignation as chairman and CEO at AB. Firstly, its Board of Directors has appointed
Bernstein as president and CEO, and Zoellick as chairman of the Board of Directors. Fallon-Walsh, Kaye, and de Oliveira, will also join the board. In addition, current board directors, Denis Duverne,
and Mark Pearson
will remain on the board, but will also be joined by Malmstrom, the CFO of AXA Financial, Inc.
Company: Ultimus Fund Solutions
Appointment: Bill Tomko
Tomko was appointed
as an executive vice president, director of fund servicing at Ultimus. Previously, Tomko was employed at SS&C
where he served as a service center executive in the firm’s hedge and private equity administration business.
Company: Broadridge Financial Solutions
Appointment: Deborah A. Bussière
Bussière was appointed
as global chief marketing officer at Broadridge, effective May 8. Previously, she served as interim CMO at firms like Grayscale Investments,
Company: Clough Capital Partners
Appointee: James E. Canty
Canty is stepping down
from his position as PM, and interested trustee of each of the Clough Global Closed-End Funds due to an existing medical condition. Charles Clough
and Robert Zdunczyk
will remain PMs for each of the Clough Global Closed-End Funds. Relatedly, Kevin McNally
was elected an interested trustee of each of the Clough Global Closed-End Funds effective as of April 24, 2017.
Company: Athena Capital Advisors
Appointment: Douglas Cohen
Athena as a managing director, leading Athena’s New York City office. Previously, Cohen was employed at Eachwin Capital
where he served as a founding partner and PM.
Company: Fiera Capital
Appointment: Jean-Guy Desjardins
Desjardins was appointed
to act as interim Chief Operating Officer at Finra in the wake of the resignation of Sylvain Brosseau, past COO and Global President of Finra. Both will work together until June 30, 2017 to "ensure a seamless transition." However, Brosseau will remain a member of Fiera Capital's Board of Directors.
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