Klein joins the agency from Dukas Linden Public Relations, where he held the position of Director and led the expansion of the agency’s exchange-traded funds practice, overseeing ETF accounts that totaled more than $4 billion in assets. Throughout his career, he has used his extensive knowledge of the financial services industry and experience with media to advise major financial institutions including hedge funds, private equity firms, mutual funds, ETF providers, and broker-dealers.
“I’m excited to be joining the rapidly expanding team at Vested. With both the financial and communications industries undergoing changes, co-founders Binna Kim and Dan Simon are building a next-generation firm,” said Klein. “The Vested platform is a natural evolution of financial public relations, which allows for a best-in-class client services experience.”
At Vested, Klein will provide valuable subject-matter expertise as Vested continues to capitalize on its unique services model, which eliminates the silos traditional agencies rely on. He will advise, manage, and implement programs for a portfolio of the agency’s expanding client roster, which now includes Bloomberg, Axioma, Betterment, Citadel, Carbon TradeXchange, Contix, Golub Capital, MoneyLion, Polaris, and others.
“Having someone with Hod’s knowledge, experience, and track record join Vested is tremendously encouraging and further validates our team, our clients, and our work,” said Dan Simon, CEO of Vested. “We are adding new clients and new people regularly, and I’m extremely optimistic about the second half of 2016 and beyond.”
Vested is a new communications firm for a new financial industry. We deliver integrated communications solutions that merge deep financial and technology expertise with creativity and results. Over the last 15 years, our team has worked with financial brands both big and small to make outsized impressions and are launching Vested to bring a hands-on, innovative approach to communications. We believe that as the industry evolves, so should communications. This is why we’re tapping into the best new technologies and the smartest global partners. And why we’re channel-agnostic. Whether it’s managing our clients’ social media profiles, PR programs, digital ad campaigns or content marketing programs – we’re focused on delivering out-of-the-box results. Learn more at www.fullyvested.com.