|By PR Newswire||
|October 15, 2012 04:02 AM EDT||
LONDON, October 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Tangerine Investment Management is delighted to announce it has strengthened its board with the appointment of Professor Gordon Walker.
Professor Walker's recruitment in one of a number of key developments undertaken by award-winning Tangerine as it seeks to build on and further improve operations for its worldwide investors.
Dr. Walker is the Professor of Commercial Law at La Trobe University School of Law, Melbourne, Australia.
Dr Walker earned his doctorate in law from Duke University in the USA and is best known internationally for the 12 volume treatise on securities regulation published by Westlaw in New York.
During his legal career he has worked for large and small law firms and consulted to the Asian Development Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
Tangerine Investment Management Chief Operating Officer David Rae said: "We are very pleased that Gordon is now on our board of directors.
"His heavy-weight knowledge and instinct in the legal field will be invaluable to Tangerine as we look to build upon the business and provide an even better service to our investors."
In addition to the Board level appointment of Dr Walker, Tangerine has also recruited Hugo Munoz as Finance Manager and Kim Lovelock as Legal and Compliance Manager.
Mr Munoz previously worked in Finance for GLG Partner Services LP/ManGroup in the Cayman Islands.
Prior to joining Tangerine, Ms Lovelock, a graduate from the University of Otago and a qualified Barrister, worked for eight years in the Capital Markets/Structure Finance team at a top-tier offshore law firm.
Mr Rae commented: "Hugo's greatest strengths are his drive and leadership. His extensive background in both commercial banking and the hedge fund industry make for a proven leader.
"Kim's experience and legal knowledge will be key to us as we move forward."
Tangerine has also moved to new purpose built offices in Cayman and the team are looking forward to further new developments as the Axiom Fund continues to grow.
Tangerine Investment Management was established in 2009. This year it was named Hedgeweek's Best Credit and Lending Fund Manager for 2012 .Axiom LFF provides short fixed-interest loans to approved British law firms to finance specific litigation cases and matters of a non-litigious type, such as divorce.