STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Point72 Asset Management, L.P. (Point72), has named Joshua Varsano to lead its Human Resources (HR) group, Point72 President Doug Haynes and Head of Human Capital Michael Butler announced today.
Mr. Varsano will be responsible for managing all of Point72’s HR operations, including: compensation and benefits; Investment Services talent acquisition; the talent management and promotion processes; and the Firm’s HR Generalist team.
“Josh has a strong record of leading innovative transformation across recruiting, leadership, and overall talent management organizations. His expertise and experience are assets as we continue to transform the human capital platform and culture of Point72 in support of our mission to offer the greatest opportunities to the industry’s brightest talent,” said Mr. Haynes.
“Josh’s knowledge and skills will immediately help us improve our service execution and delivery, and also will help us as we design and revise other human capital initiatives related to our talent development and retention programs,” said Mr. Butler.
Mr. Varsano joins Point72 from JP Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMC) where he was a Managing Director for Consumer and Community Banking (CCB) responsible for human resources strategy for the Corporate Functions segment of CCB. Prior to his role with CCB, Mr. Varsano built and led the JPMorgan Investment Bank Global Experienced and Executive Recruiting function. In this role, he developed an innovative global recruiting model based on in-house direct sourcing with strategic support from external search partners. This model, grounded in predictive analytics and benchmarked across JPMC and other investment banks, materially reduced cost and agency dependency while improving the quality and depth of candidate pipelines.
Before JPMC, Mr. Varsano was a Principal with Sextant Search Partners and held leadership positions with Cigna, UBS Investment Bank, and IBM.
Mr. Varsano earned his Bachelor of Science from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations.
About Point72 Asset Management
Point72 Asset Management is a family office managing the assets of its founder, Steven A. Cohen, and eligible employees. Point72 primarily invests in discretionary long/short equities and makes significant quantitative and macro investments. The Firm's long/short investment divisions are Point72 Asset Management and EverPoint Asset Management. Cubist Systematic Strategies is its quantitative business, and Rubric Capital is its deep value, multi-strategy business. The Firm is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, and maintains offices in New York, London, Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Singapore. Point72 Asset Management, L.P. is a family office and does not seek, solicit or accept any external investments. www.Point72.com.