Monday, 22 September 2014
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May 17 2013 | 8:57am ET
Corporate governance firm HighWater Limited has added UBS vet Darren Stainrod to its team.
Stainrod, former managing director of UBS Cayman and global head of alternatives, has more than 25 years of experience in the alternative investment fund industry. Prior to his 17 years at UBS, Darren was an auditor at both Deloitte and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
HighWater has also promoted Mark Fagan to director. Fagan was an investment advisor with RBC Dominion Securities; portfolio manager and performance analyst at Butterfield Bank and fund accountant at HSBC Financial Services and Butterfield Fund Services in the Cayman Islands.
Stainrod and Fagan join the other newest arrivals on the Highwater director bench: Matt Auriemma, formerly senior managing director and global head of operational risk management at UBP Asset Management; and Todd Groome, former global chairman of AIMA and advisor to the International Monetary Fund.
Cayman-based HighWater provides independent director services and other corporate governance services to hedge funds and global investment managers.
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