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Tuesday, November 03, 2009

kasina Brings a Mutual Fund E-Business Guru on Board


kasina continues its senior-level hiring spree with the appointment of Julia Binder as a research analyst, beginning November 9. Binder, who was previously the head of e-commerce at Calvert Investments, is one of several executives to recently join kasina, following Deb Wetherbee as senior vice president of sales and Marketing and Bryan Kozlowski as Senior Consultant at kasina.

“Julia's history in successful asset management e-business initiatives will bring greater perspective and insight to kasina's comprehensive research agenda,” stated Steven Miyao, kasina's CEO.

With twenty-five years of experience in the e-business and mutual fund industries under her belt, Ms. Binder's resume counts IBM, Congressional Quarterly, and Lexis-Nexis among recipients of her work. As head of e-commerce at Calvert, her duties included leading online initiatives and developing Calvert's award-winning website for nine years.

The appointment comes at a crucial time for many businesses in the mutual fund industry who are trying to keep up with the explosion in online business and e-business opportunities.


Company Press Release

New York, (November 3, 2009) – As part of its continued response to the challenges that the financial services industry is facing, kasina, a strategic management consulting firm, has hired Julia Binder as a Research Analyst. Ms. Binder’s first day with the firm will be November 9.

“Julia’s history in successful asset management e-business initiatives will bring greater perspective and insight to kasina’s comprehensive research agenda,” says Steven Miyao, kasina’s CEO. “We are thrilled to add Julia to the kasina family”.

Ms. Binder joins kasina with twenty-five years of experience working in online services and e-business for industry leaders including Congressional Quarterly, Lexis-Nexis, and IBM. Most recently, she was director of e-commerce at Calvert Investments, where she led online initiatives and built award-winning Web sites for nine years. Ms. Binder is an honors graduate of Middlebury College in German and history and has earned an MLS from the University of Maryland’s College of Library and Information Services.

Ms. Binder joins other senior-level hires that kasina has made in the past year. The firm hired Deb Wetherbee (formerly of FRC) as Senior VP of Sales and Marketing, Eric Daugherty (formerly of The Vanguard Group) as Research Director and Resident Intellect, and Bryan Kozlowski (formerly of Casey, Quirk) as Senior Consultant recently.

About kasina

kasina's commitment to innovating distribution in the financial services industry has made it one of the most influential strategy consulting firms in its sector. kasina works with a wide variety of clients from five continents, including firms representing 90% of the U.S.'s total assets under management. An overview of services offered by kasina is available at www.kasina.com.


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