Chicago-based independent futures brokerage and clearing firm R.J. O’Brien & Associates (RJO) has hired industry veteran Daniel Staniford as Executive Director, responsible for the firm’s institutional business development in New York and London.
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Oct 6 2008 | 9:24am ET
Citadel Investment Group isn’t the only alternative investment firm on a hiring spree. Brevan Howard Asset Management has added a slew of executives, portfolio managers and traders this year, according to recent filings.
The firm has added Philippe Lespinard as a partner and Luigi Buttiglione as head of global strategy. The former was deputy CEO of Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, while the latter joined from Fortress Investment Group.
Brevan has also boosted its India-focused team with a pair of hires. Vilas Gadkari and Krishnan Sadasivam have joined the firm to work on a planned Indian equities fund, alongside portfolio manager Rommie Bhutani. Gadkari, who will co-manage the fund with Bhutani, is a co-founder of Rubicon Fund Management, while Sadasivam co-founded KDA Capital.
Brevan also hired Tim Whyte, forermly of Sofaer Capital, as a trader, as well as several other traders and analysts.