Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 7, 2008
AlphaMetrix, LLC today announced Dennis R. Zarr is joining the firm as Chief Operations Officer and the newest addition to its highly specialized team.
Mr. Zarr most recently served as Senior Vice President and Director of Business Development for Rand Financial Services, Inc. Aleks Kins, Founder and President of AlphaMetrix, announced the appointment.
Mr. Zarr has over 30 years of extensive marketing, operations and systems experience in the futures, securities, options and banking industries. While at Rand, Mr. Zarr was responsible for expanding the firm's institutional presence in the international and domestic marketplace.
"Dennis is a seasoned veteran and proven leader in the futures and managed futures arena," said Mr. Kins. "His knowledge and experience will provide significant contributions to our firm, with particular regard to operational excellence and business development, as well as the proliferation of strategic relationships in both domestic and international jurisdictions. His addition to our team is a major triumph and a real boost to our goal of offering unparalleled, global access to top tier niche managers through our electronic managed account platform."
Prior to joining Rand in 1993, Mr. Zarr was Executive Vice President of a privately owned commodity pool operator, responsible for managed futures business development and marketing both internationally and in the U.S. Mr. Zarr has held senior sales and operational positions at other major financial institutions. He has extensive experience in dealing with international and domestic money center banks, brokerage firms, investment advisors, pension funds, international government agencies and other financial institutions. Mr. Zarr also headed global operations for ContiCommodity Services, Inc. a major worldwide futures organization and held various managerial positions with Bache Halsey Stuart Shields, Inc., Automatic Data Processing, Bradford National Corporation and The Midwest Stock Exchange.
Dennis R. Zarr is a former member of the Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Chicago Board of Options Exchange, and the Philadelphia Stock Exchange. He is the past president of the Chicago Operations Division of the Futures Industry Association.
Mr. Zarr received his B.S. in Finance from DePaul University.
For further information, please contact:
Aleks Kins : +1 312 267 8400
This press release is issued and approved by AlphaMetrix, LLC. AlphaMetrix is regulated by the National Futures Association (NFA) and is also registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as a Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA) and a Commodity Pool Operator (CPO). The names, logos, slogans or mottos identifying AlphaMetrix's products and services are proprietary trademarks/service marks of AlphaMetrix and may not be used in any way without the express prior written consent of AlphaMetrix.
Notes to Editors - AlphaMetrix, LLC:
AlphaMetrix, LLC, is an alternative investment research and management company founded in July 2005. AlphaMetrix delivers an innovative combination of investment services on a real-time electronic platform for managed accounts. The AlphaMetrix Mosaic platform brings unprecedented transparency and liquidity to alternative investments.
AlphaMetrix services include both quantitative and qualitative manager screening, real-time analytics and risk monitoring tools, portfolio construction tools, and back-office, marketing, and administrative support. The firm is well positioned to provide superior service to funds of funds, institutional investors, private portfolios and other qualified investors looking for a turnkey, economical solution for constructing alternative investment portfolios.