Aaron Reelected MFA Chair

Nov 15 2006 | 11:39am ET

DPM Mellon CEO Robert Aaron has been elected to serve a second term as chairman of hedge funds’ principal lobby group in Washington, the Managed Funds Association.

He’ll be joined on the board of directors by four new faces, each elected to a two-year term: Jolyne Caruso of Lehman Brothers absolute return strategies, Robert Caruso of Highbridge Capital Management, George Hall of the Clinton Group and Tracy-Wills Zapata of Campbell & Co.
“MFA’s mission is to preserve an environment that fosters ingenuity and opportunity for managers and their investors,” Aaron said. “Our new board of directors represents a cross-section of some of the best talent in the industry, and is dedicated to forming policy that will allow the industry to thrive.”

Four other directors were reelected: Philip Duff of FrontPoint Partners, Patrick Egan of Morgan Stanley Managed Futures, Kevin Shannon of Moore Capital Management and John Torell of Tudor Investment Corp.

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