MFA announces new board
William Goodell, COO at Maverick Capital, was unanimously re-elected chair. Newly elected directors, who will serve a two year term on the board, include Christopher Greene, managing director and chief administrative officer at Tudor Investment Corporation; David Haley, president and managing director at HBK Capital Management; Steve Kessler, chief compliance officer at SAC Capital Advisors and Kimberly Summe, general counsel and COO at Partner Fund Management.
Directors re-elected to serve two year terms on the board are Todd Builione, president and CEO at Highbridge Capital Management; Michael Gismondi, COO at TPG-Axon Capital Management; David Harding, founder, chairman and head of research at Winton Capital Management; Tracy Maitland, president and CIO at Advent Capital Management; Michael Mendelson, principal at AQR Capital Management and Joseph O’Brien III, partner and COO at Highside Capital Management.
The MFA also appointed four new directors who will serve one year terms on the board. These are Barry Bausano, global head of prime finance and president at Deutsche Bank; Eric Dinallo, partner at Debevoise & Plimpton; Paul Meister, managing director at COO at Grosvenor Capital Management and David Vaughan, partner at Dechert.
Meanwhile, the Hedge Fund Association (HFA), announced three new additions to its board. Don Steinbrugge, chairman of Agecroft Partners, a third party marketing firm, will work on the board representing the interests of hedge fund investors. Joel Schwab, managing director at Hedge Fund Research has been named the HFA’s Midwest chapter director while Kislay Shah, partner in the financial services division at McGladrey, will join the board representing the interests of service providers.