NICSA Welcomes New Vice Chair and Four New Members to Board of Directors

Contact:  Alyssa Gagen
Director of Social Media and Marketing, NICSA

Boston, MA (September 23, 2013) -–
NICSA announced the appointment of a new vice chair, George Batejan, Global Head of Technology & Operations, Janus Capital Group, and four new members to its 2013-2014 Board of Directors roster, including: Peter Poulin, Principal, Deloitte; Bob Wallace, Managing Director, Citi; Dan Houlihan, Head of Global Fund Services, North America, Northern Trust Company, and Darren Walsh, Chief Technology and Operations Officer, OppenheimerFunds.

Elected at the annual NICSA General Membership Meeting on September 20, 2013 in Boston, board members selections were made among senior-level representatives from member asset management and broker-dealer firms.

“I am excited to welcome new board members who bring a fresh, new perspective to the NICSA community,” said Theresa Hamacher, President, NICSA. “This group has the knowledge and experience that NICSA needs to maintain its position as a thought-leader within the global investment management industry while providing strategic vision and guidance for association members.”

Fred Naddaff, Managing Director, SunGard will continue to serve as the Chairman of the NICSA Board of Directors while Barry Benjamin, Partner, PwC, will continue his role as Treasurer.

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