Thursday, 2 October 2014
Last updated 17 hours ago
May 23 2008 | 1:59am ET
Alternative investment industry service provider Gravitas has announced a slew of hirings as part of its expansion.
Steven Richard has joined the Gravitas’ business consulting services division as executive director. Formerly of Harris Insight Funds and Spectrum Global Fund Administration, Richard will oversee an expansion of the software platform integration consulting. Joan Ross has also joined that group, from Morgan Stanley Prime Brokerage, as a business analyst.
Other new hires include Brandon Travan from ITG Inc. as director of engineering, Gladstone Grant from Reuters America as network operations center manager for support services, Sajawi Haider from Hedgetec as on-site support services manager, Brooks Cappella from Highland Financial Holdings Group as director of application development, Ippokratis Sarris from UBS as director of application development, Sacheen Punater from IBM and PricewaterhouseCoopers are director of offshore development, and Juan Castrillon from BearingPoint as new business development manager.
“The addition of these talented professionals—who have come to Gravitas from hedge funds, prime brokerage firms, technology services providers, fund administrators and global consulting firms—extends our ability to offer our clients a holistic, best-practices-based approach to their IT and operations,” CEO Jayesh Punater said.
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Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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