PR NEWSWIRE: Tony Glickman Joins RiskSpan as Chief Risk Strategist

NEW YORK, January 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- To support the growth of its Risk Services business line, RiskSpan announced the appointment of Anthony (Tony) Glickman as Chief Risk Strategist. RiskSpan provides risk advisory, managed analytics and technology solutions. The company is known for its breadth of senior risk management expertise at the executive level and Tony is no exception.   With decades of expertise in Portfolio Management, Trading and Investment Risk Advisory, Tony will lead RiskSpan's continued growth in providing risk analytics and risk advisory to asset managers, hedge funds and global investors.  In naming Tony to this critical role, RiskSpan successfully added an accomplished industry leader who has the detailed knowledge and unsurpassed experience to lead this business.  

Tony Glickman has enjoyed a broad and diverse career in the financial markets since leaving academia over three decades ago.  Prior to RiskSpan, Tony was with Northern Trust as Senior Vice President and Global Head of Client Solutions for their Corporate & Institutional Services business. In his role, Tony advised some of the firm's largest asset owners about risk and return, asset/liability management, and investment strategy. He led a new risk analytics offering for Northern Trust's hedge fund and other sophisticated asset manager clients. At RiskSpan, Tony remains a Senior Advisor to Northern Trust.

"We congratulate Tony on his new role and look forward to working with him on an advisory basis," said Peter Cherecwich, Northern Trust head of Global Fund Services.  "We are enthusiastic about working with Tony and RiskSpan to provide our clients with best-in-class investment risk analytics," added Peter Sanchez, CEO of Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services.

Prior to joining Northern Trust, Tony served as Global Head of Risk Services at GlobeOp Financial Services, now SS&C GlobeOp. Tony was a member of the firm's Operating Committee. During his years at GlobeOp, he built out its risk business, established Investor Analytics and Portfolio Analytics, two additional businesses, and launched the GlobeOp family of hedge fund indices.

"We are very pleased to have a leader like Tony join our team.  RiskSpan is singularly-focused on providing best-in-class portfolio risk services.  Tony's addition to RiskSpan and our on-going investment in our analytics platform confirms our commitment," said Bernadette Kogler, CEO of RiskSpan. 

Prior to joining GlobeOp, Tony enjoyed a long and diverse career, including serving as the Global Head of Corporate Treasury at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, and senior trading positions at major Money Center Banks.

Tony's past advisory clients span the globe and have included pension funds and other asset owners, including the Pennsylvania State Employees Retirement System (PASER), the Canadian Public Pension Investment Board (CPPIB), banks both commercial and central, and other regulatory bodies.

About RiskSpan, Inc. www.riskspan.com

RiskSpan provides Risk Advisory, Managed Analytics and Technology services and solutions to financial services and capital markets organizations.

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SOURCE: RiskSpan, Inc.