People News Archives: 2024

Alastair Sewell of Aviva Investors was elected Chair of IMMFA, the London-based Institutional Money Market Funds Association, replacing Kim Hochfeld of SSGA. IMMFA is the "trade association representing the European money market fund industry," according to their website.

Mike Kitchen, a Senior Vice President and Senior Money Market Portfolio Manager at Cavanal Hill Investment Management is retiring after over 25 years in the money fund industry. Cavanal Hill is affiliated with BOK Financial. We'd like to thank Mike for his service and wish him all the best in retirement!

We just learned that Louis Geser passed away recently after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Geser was Director of Short Duration Credit Research at Dreyfus and BNY Mellon during the mid-00's. Our condolences to his family and all who knew Lou. (See the Obituary here.)

We were shocked and saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Dallas Ebel recently. Ebel most worked for Ramirez Asset Management, and had previously been at BlackRock and Bank of America. Our deepest condolences to his family and friends. (See the Obituary here.)

A press release tells us, "The Securities and Exchange Commission ... announced that William Birdthistle, the Director of the Division of Investment Management, will depart the agency.... Natasha Vij Greiner, currently the Deputy Director of the Division of Examinations, will be named Director of the Division of Investment Management."

A release titled, "GLMX Promotes Giglio and Wiblin as Expansion Continues" says, "GLMX, a comprehensive global technology solution for trading Money Market instruments, including repurchase agreements, ... announced [that] Sal Giglio, previously COO and Chief Markets Officer, has been promoted to President and Chief Revenue Officer. Andy Wiblin, previously Chief Product Officer, has been promoted to Global Chief Operating Officer."

Jason Straker is now a VP & Senior Sales Representative with Federated Hermes. He was previously with Western Asset.

State Street Global Advisors is seeking a Senior Portfolio Manager and Trader. Click here for details.

Kerry Pope, Institutional Portfolio Manager at Fidelity Management & Research Co., is retiring. We thank him for his service and wish him well!

Northern Trust Asset Management is looking for a Senior Liquidity Specialist to "sell institutional liquidity investment products." Click here for more information.

The Federal Home Loan Banks Office of Finance is seeking a Capital Markets Quantitative Data Analyst. Click here for details.

Regina Gill is retiring from Federal Farm Credit Banks Funding Corp. We wish her all the best!