Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 13, 2011
Alternative Asset Risk Management (AARM) Corporation announced today that it has appointed Kim Larsen to the company’s board of directors. Larsen served as Head of Business Development and General Counsel at Corvis Corporation where he managed its transformation from telecom equipment to telecom services. His strategic vision led Corvis to a highly successful IPO with a market capitalization of more than $10 billion. More recently, Larsen was the Co-CEO of Broadwing Corporation, a national facilities based carrier, where he successfully negotiated its sale to Level-3 for $1.4 billion.
“Kim is an incredible industry leader, who has been behind some of the most successful entrepreneurial IPOs and Acquisitions of all time. We will really benefit from his leadership in guiding AARM’s corporate and business development as an Active Investor & Board Member of AARM Corporation.” Commented Dr. Gitanjali Swamy, co-founder of AARM, “We are honored to welcome him as a key advisor as we enter the next phase of our continued development.”
Larsen is a member of Capital Creation LLC, which is making a strategic investment in AARM. A graduate of Columbia Law School and editor of the Columbia Law Review, Kim has a broad experience managing the strategic direction and advising diverse organizations including, Mayer Brown & Platt, Deutsche Telekom, CertusNet, Kanasao, Elumen, the Government of Kazakhistan and Ciena Corporation.
“I am pleased to be working with an innovative and dynamic company like AARM Corporation. The passion to effect positive change, while building a great business, is something that resonates with me and I am delighted to join AARM Corporation’s Board of Directors.” Says Kim. “The Risk Technology, Tools & Insight platform that AARM has created, will radically improve all investor’s ability to make, monitor & communicate superior Alternative-Asset investment decisions.”
Larsen will take the place of Founding Board Member Prof. Nitin Nohria, who was required to step down as an active board member when he became Dean at Harvard Business School last year.
About AARM Corporation
Alternative Asset Risk Management (AARM) Corporation is the only provider of Insight on Demand™, investment and risk management solutions for investors in alternative assets. AARM Corp’s web-based tools enable investors to streamline their private equity investment processes and optimize the value of their portfolios. AARM Corp’s revolutionary interactive platform allows users to evaluate prospective investments, engage in active asset allocation and portfolio management, and manage risk. Users can benchmark fund performance, conduct manager due diligence, create customized reports, run “what if” scenarios, and identify industry trends.
AARM Corp works very closely with its customers to promote transparency and educate them about the latest trends and best practices in the alternative investments markets via its extensive research publications, presentations and webinars.
For more information about AARM Corporation, please visit http://www.aarmcorp.com or call 877-296-2276 (AARM).
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