Hedge Fund People: Managed Funds Association Announces 2013-2014 Board of Directors

imagesThe Washington-based Managed Funds Association (MFA), unanimously elected John R. Torell, IV, the managing director and chief financial officer at Tudor Investment Corporation, as its Chair.

As a representative of the global community of hedge fund and managed futures funds, “The new Board reflects MFA’s global membership and a commitment to continuing positive, effective outreach to regulators and policy makers.” MFA said in a statement today.

Newly elected directors serving two-year terms on MFA’s Board include: Bruce S. Darringer, member and chief operating officer, King Street Capital Management GP, L.L.C.; Michael Harris, president, Campbell & Company, Inc.; Daniel H. Kochav, partner and chief operating officer, Tenor Capital Management; Timothy I. Levart, managing member; chief operating officer, Davidson Kempner Capital Management LLC; John R. Torell, IV, managing director and chief financial officer, Tudor Investment Corporation; and, Steven Wagshal, chief operating officer, Samlyn Capital, LLC.

Directors re-elected to serve two-year terms on the Board include: William R. Goodell, chief operating officer, Maverick Capital, Ltd.; Keith L. Horn, chief operating officer, Elliott Management Corporation; Henry Kenner, chief executive officer, Arrowgrass Capital Partners LLP; Mark Madden, chief operating officer and director, Tyrus Capital S.A.M.; and, Jeffrey A. Weber president, York Capital Management.

The Board elected the following officers to serve with Mr. Torell: David Haley as Vice Chair and Howard Altman as Treasurer.

“MFA’s Board of Directors provides governance oversight for the association’s education, advocacy, and outreach on global issues impacting the alternative investment industry. The Board also determines MFA’s global policy priorities and ensures the proper resources and support are in place to allow for the association’s constructive contribution to policy debates.” The board said.

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