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Jan 9 2008 | 1:00am ET
Event-driven hedge fund shop FrontFour Capital has appointed former Pirate Capital executive Jerry Meyer as chief operating officer. In his new post, Meyer will is responsible for back office operations, technology, and all fund accounting duties. He will also assist in all compliance issues, since the firm is in the process of registering with the SEC.
Prior to joining FrontFour, Meyer was director of operations at Pirate.
"We are delighted to find an individual with Jerry’s credentials,” said Andrew Stotland, managing member of FrontFour Capital. “He is a great addition to the team and will add valuable operating capabilities to the firm."
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