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Man Group Announces CEO For Australia

Vanessa Doctor

24 June 2013

Man Group, the UK-headquartered alternative investment management business, has named a new chief executive for its Australian arm, Man Investments Australia, effective from 1 July 2013.

Jamie Douglas joins the firm from JP Morgan in London, where he most recently served as managing director for foreign exchange and emerging markets. He brings 27 years of investment experience to the company.

In his new role, he will be responsible for introducing local and international investors in the country to Man's offerings, including quantitative AHL strategies, the range of GLG alternative and long-only discretionary strategies and FRM, the firm's fund of hedge fund product.

He reports to Emmanuel Roman, CEO of Man Group.

Man Group manages a range of alternative investment funds for individual or private clients and financial institutions. It currently has $60 billion under management.