role at Strategic Insight
is changing, even as a former Cerulli
bigwig joins the mutual fund data specialist's parent company.
| Avi Nachmany|
Co-Founder, Executive Vice President, Director of Research
, the freshly-appointed
CEO of and new investor in New York City-based Asset International
, confirms that Nachmany
now serves as senior adviser to Strategic Insight. Mandelbaum also confirms the hiring of Andy Guillette
as chief data and research officer and global product manager at Asset International. Mandelbaum also made a host of other appointments.
could not immediately reach Nachmany or Guillette for comment on the changes.
Guillette spent 20 years at Boston-based research shop Cerulli Associates, most recently as chief operating officer. MFWire
could not immediately reach Cerulli founder and CEO Kurt Cerulli
for comment on Guillette's departure.
An alumnus of Tel Aviv University and NYU, Nachmany co-founded Strategic Insight nearly 30 years ago. He most recently served as executive vice president and director of research. Asset International, then-backed by private equity firm Austin Ventures, bought
Strategic Insight six years ago. Then last year another private equity firm, Genstar Capital
Asset International (including Strategic Insight) from Austin Ventures.
An alumnus of College of the Holy Cross and Boston College, Guillette worked at Fidelity, Hancock, and Columbia before joining Cerulli 20 years ago.
The shift for Nachmany and the hiring of Guillette are just two of Mandelbaum's recent appointments at Asset International. The others include: new hire Leonie Alsop
as director of global marketing; new hire Terry Beadle
as chief revenue officer; new hire Seth Cohen
as senior advisor to the executive committee; new hire Garry Hodnett
as director of human capital; The Trade
(another Asset International unit, a publication in London) founder John Lee
as adviser to Global Custodian
(another Asset International publication); new hire Allison Joy Phillips
as executive assistant to Mandelbaum; and new hire Tony White
as chief content officer and global product manager. Beadle, Guillette, and White are all joining the Asset International executive committee, too.
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