Tuesday, 23 September 2014
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Aug 29 2008 | 1:00am ET
UBS Investment Bank has appointed Jon Jodka to head up its U.S. prime brokerage sales division.
Jodka will be based in New York and will report to Matt Pecot, head of U.S. prime brokerage, and Martina Slowey, global head of prime brokerage sales.
"Jon has great breadth of experience on the sell-side and strong relevant experience on the buy-side," said Alex Ehrlich, global head of prime services. "His unique client-side perspective will be of great value to our team as we strive to anticipate our hedge fund clients' needs in this dynamic market and offer them the best possible products and solutions."
Jodka was most recently president and a founding partner of New York-based hedge fund Copper Arch Capital. Prior to that, Jodka spent 13 years at Morgan Stanley where he held several senior positions.
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