BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Newfound Research LLC is pleased to announce that John Mannix will join the firm as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, effective October 21, 2013. Mannix brings over twenty-two years of financial services industry experience to the position, having established effective sales, marketing and relationship management teams in both traditional and alternative investment firms.
“We are extremely excited to have John join the Newfound family,” said Tom Rosedale, CEO. “He has a stellar reputation in our industry, and an impressive track record of providing dynamic and effective leadership. With John’s help, we will build upon the momentum that we have experienced over the past five years and establish Newfound Research as a premier provider of quantitative, rules-based investment strategies for financial intermediaries.”
Mr. Mannix most recently served as Managing Director at Baldwin Brothers, a multi-family office focused on comprehensive asset management and impact investing for high net worth families. Prior to Baldwin, John was a co-founder of Oakmont Partners, a wealth management and venture investment firm in Boston. He also spent several years at Rydex Investments as SVP of Sales and Marketing and held senior leadership positions at Strong Capital Management, Scudder Kemper and Fidelity Investments.
”I am honored to have been selected to take on this most important role at Newfound, a true visionary in our industry,” stated Mannix. “I look forward to working with Newfound’s existing loyal client base, while also working to provide proven and powerful investment solutions to an expanded group of partners.”
About Newfound Research LLC
Newfound is an independent financial technology and product innovation firm offering clients agile and accessible quantitative solutions. Since its inception in 2008, Newfound has collaborated with clients to create investment strategies rooted in quantitative integrity, requiring both quantitative depth and qualitative insight that deliver a more consistent fit between portfolio behavior and investor expectations. Newfound's utilities range from proprietary tactical timing models and proprietary risk measures to customized allocation techniques. For more information about Newfound, visit www.thinknewfound.com.