STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Point72 Asset Management, L.P. (Point72) has announced today that Dr. Gio Valiante has joined Point72 full-time as Head Performance Coach to help investment professionals perform to their maximum potential.
Dr. Valiante has been consulting at the Firm for the past 18 months and will continue to work one-on-one with Point72’s investment professionals to improve performance.
“We constantly invest in developing our people and help them to become masters of their craft,” said Doug Haynes, President of Point72. “Dr. Gio Valiante’s work offers our professionals the opportunity to work with a proven and world-renowned performance coach. We expect his work will elevate the level of success at the Firm.”
Before joining Point72, Dr. Gio was a sports psychologist, working with many of the top PGA Tour players such as Justin Rose, Matt Kuchar, and Camilo Villegas to improve their mental game. Over 15 years his players have won more than 60 PGA and LPGA Tour events.
An author of two books, Dr. Gio was a full-time professor at Rollins College and the mental game consultant to organizations such as the Golf Channel, Golf Digest, Coca Cola, Red Bull, the Orlando Magic, and the University of Florida.
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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. 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.