Mr. Gilbert joins Millburn from systematic hedge fund Two Sigma Investments, LLC. At Milburn, he will have principal responsibility for the development, planning and execution of Millburn's global marketing strategy.
New York, NY (PRWEB) May 17, 2011
Millburn is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Craig W. Gilbert, CAIA as Chief Marketing Officer for The Millburn Corporation, effective April 18, 2011. In this role, Mr. Gilbert will have principal responsibility for the development, planning and execution of Millburn’s global marketing strategy.
The appointment is intended to strengthen Millburn’s existing marketing, client communication and reporting capabilities, as well as to provide strategic direction to the organization’s plans for future growth and the continued development of the Millburn brand.
"We are very pleased to have Craig join our organization as we enter into an exciting phase of Millburn’s development. Given the increased attention that managed futures and CTA strategies are now enjoying in the market, we’re confident that Craig’s significant experience, marketing knowledge and understanding of systematic alternative investment strategies will be an asset to Millburn and to our clients and partners,” said Barry A. Goodman, Executive Vice President of Millburn Ridgefield Corporation.
Mr. Gilbert joins Millburn from Two Sigma Investments, LLC, a large systematic hedge fund based in New York, where he was Vice President of Marketing. Experience prior to his tenure at Two Sigma includes his role as Director of Marketing for Altegris Investments, Inc., a managed futures and hedge fund specialist firm located in La Jolla, California.
Mr. Gilbert holds an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business with a triple concentration in finance, marketing and strategy, and graduated with M.E.Des. and B.Sc. (applied mathematics) degrees from the University of Calgary. He holds the professional designation of Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA).
Millburn has a legacy of leadership and innovation in commodities, futures and foreign exchange markets that dates back to 1971. Millburn Ridgefield Corporation currently manages approximately USD 2.4 billion using alternative strategies with an emphasis on disciplined, systematic approaches and rigorous risk management. The Millburn Corporation and Millburn International, affiliates of Millburn Ridgefield Corporation, provide significant research, trading and support services to Millburn Ridgefield Corporation. Collectively, Millburn has 65 employees located in offices in Connecticut, New York, Illinois and Japan.
The term “Millburn” is used herein to describe the collective activities of Millburn Ridgefield Corporation and its affiliated entities. Millburn Ridgefield Corporation is based in Greenwich, Connecticut. Affiliated entities The Millburn Corporation and Millburn International are based in New York and Tokyo, respectively.
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