NICSA Announces the Election of a New Chairman, Vice Chairman and Other Members to its Board of Directors

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


Boston, MA, October 1, 2014—NICSA proudly announces new additions to its Board of Directors including: George Batejan, Global Head of Technology & Operations, Janus Capital Group as the new NICSA Chairman of the Board of Directors along with Dan Houlihan, Senior Vice President, Northern Trust Company, who has been appointed as vice chair.

The NICSA Board of Directors has also elected three new members to its 2014-2015 roster: Anne Hebard-Duduch, Managing Director, Business and Product Development, Boston Financial Data Services; Lisa Hill, Managing Director, BlackRock; and Rheeta Wise, Senior Vice President, MFS.

Selections for newly appointed Board members were made among senior-level representatives from member asset management and broker-dealer firms and were voted in at the 2014 NICSA General Membership Meeting on September 11, 2014 in Boston.

“I am pleased to welcome this stellar group of industry leaders as members of the NICSA Board of Directors,” said Theresa Hamacher, President, NICSA. “Last year, NICSA continued to grow and improve its programs and services, and looking ahead at 2015, we have a lot of exciting new endeavors in store under this new leadership.”

Barry Benjamin, Partner, PwC will continue as the Treasurer on the NICSA Board of Directors.

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NICSA is a not-for-profit trade association founded in 1962 that provides the global investment management industry with discussion and education forums to better serve its customers by developing operational best practices. NICSA forums enable associates of asset managers, distributors, and service providers to collaborate to establish standards for operational best practices to assist compliance with regulations and continuously improve operating performance; stay up-to-date on the latest developments through education and information sharing; learn about trends in all types of investment vehicles, including mutual funds, hedge funds, unit investment trusts, UCITs and ETFs and connect members with peers to network and learn from each other, and foster skills that can help advance careers. For more information, visit