BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Acadian Asset Management LLC, a firm specializing in active global and international investing, today announced the addition of Catherine Canney, who has joined as Director of Corporate & Digital Marketing. Ms. Canney will be based out of the firm’s Boston, Massachusetts headquarters where she will focus on developing and implementing Acadian’s digital marketing content initiatives, both internal and external. She will report to Laurent De Greef, Director, Client Solutions & Product Strategy.
“We are excited to welcome Catherine to Acadian to further develop our digital marketing initiatives so that we can better fit our client’s wants and needs,” said Ross Dowd, Chief Marketing Officer of Acadian. “As the industry grows, it is critical to develop an effective digital marketing strategy, and we are confident that Catherine’s experience and skills will be instrumental in implementing Acadian’s digital presence.”
Ms. Canney joins Acadian from MIT’s Sloan School of Management, where she served as Chief of Staff and the Associate Dean of Brand Strategy since 2010. Previously, she held various roles at MIT Sloan in global engagement, stewardship and donor relations. Prior to that, she held stewardship roles at Boston Children’s Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
“I am thrilled to join Acadian, a leader in quantitative investing, and look forward to working alongside such talented and innovative colleagues to further strengthen and grow the firm’s digital marketing capabilities,” added Ms. Canney.
Ms. Canney holds an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management and a bachelor’s degree in sociology and philosophy from Connecticut College. She has also published several papers on innovation and the history of MIT Sloan and was the Co-Editor of MIT Sloan’s Alumni Magazine from 2012 to 2015.
About Acadian Asset Management LLC
Acadian Asset Management LLC invests on behalf of institutional investors such as pension funds, endowments, governments and foundations, as well as individual investors. As of March 31, 2017, the firm managed over $82 billion. The firm uses an innovative array of disciplined, quantitative investment techniques and analytical models for active stock selection as well as country, sector and currency valuation. Acadian’s strategies include managed volatility, emerging markets, global equity, small-cap, long/short, market neutral, and non-US equity strategies. For more information on Acadian, please visit www.acadian-asset.com.