Man Group today announces the appointment of Michelle McCloskey as President of Man Americas. In this newly created role, Michelle will work with the Americas sales team, under Eric Burl's leadership as Head of Man Americas, to deepen Man’s relationships with investors in the Americas. She also remains President of FRM, where she will continue to work with Keith Haydon, CIO, and Mike Turner, COO, in leading the business, which is overseen by Man Group’s President, Jonathan Sorrell.
Michelle joined Man Group in 2006. She became a Senior Managing Director of Man FRM and a member of Man Group’s Executive Committee in 2013 and was appointed President of Man FRM in 2015. Alongside her new role, Michelle will continue to sit on Man Group's Executive Committee and remain closely involved with Man FRM.
As President of Man FRM, Michelle is responsible for overseeing a number of key strategic relationships and driving the expansion and evolution of the business in North America. Prior to becoming President of Man FRM, she was Head of Manager Research at FRM and before that, Head of the Commodities and New Alternatives teams within hedge fund research for Man Group’s multi-manager business. Before joining Man Group, Michelle was a portfolio manager for over twenty years in the commodities sector for a variety of institutions in the US.
Eric Burl, Head of Man Americas, said:
“Man Group and Man FRM have grown significantly across the Americas in recent years, both organically and through strategic acquisitions, and I am delighted to announce that Michelle has been appointed President of Man Americas. She has played a leading role as the firm has expanded here and this appointment reflects our continued commitment to serving our clients and developing our business in the Americas. Our clients are at the heart of everything we do and I would like to take this opportunity to thank Michelle for her exceptional contribution to Man Group in the Americas over the past decade. I look forward to working with Michelle in her new leadership role.”