Managed futures shop LJM Partners has hired Guillermo Bublik as chief risk officer. In his new role, Bublik is responsible for developing quantitative risk management tools and furthering the development of LJM STORM, a proprietary real-time trading system.
Bublik will report to Tony Caine, founder and chairman, and Scott Sykora, president.
Previously, Bublik served as executive director in charge of quantitative development of arbitrage opportunities for the convertible bonds and credit arbitrage funds at UBS-O’Connor, the hedge fund arm of UBS Global Asset Management.
Hinsdale, Ill.-based LJM Partners was founded in 1998 and currently manages approximately $360 million in total assets.