Akbarian Leaves Highline For Old Firm

Aug 18 2010 | 10:28am ET

Dara Akbarian’s short hedge fund career is over, at least for the time being.

Akbarian has left Highline Capital Management to return to advertising company Omnicom Group. He will serve as CFO for Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa, and as a senior vice president.

Akbarian worked at Omnicom for five years before joining Highline in 2008. He worked in corporate mergers and acquisitions during his first stint at Omnicom.

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