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FourWinds appoints Mark Rzepczynski as CEO of funds group

Thursday, September 02, 2010
Opalesque Industry Update - FourWinds Capital Management, the alternative investment manager specialising in commodities and natural resources, today announces the appointment of Mark Rzepczynski as CEO of FourWinds’ Funds Group and Chairman of the Investment Committee for the Company’s liquid investment strategies.

Mark Rzepczynski is responsible for managing the liquid investment strategies for FourWinds, which include the Zephyr Commodity Fund, the Zephyr Liquid Commodities Fund as well as the soon to be launched Ceres Agriculture II Fund. He will also be developing new alternative investment products for the firm.

Mark Rzepczynski comes to FourWinds with over 25 years of investment experience, through hedge funds, real money management, and academics. Most recently, Mr Rzepczynski had been managing Lakewood Partners LLC, a global macro hedge fund firm specializing in currencies and commodities. Previously, Mark was President and CIO of John W. Henry & Co., the commodity trading advisor. Mark has also been the head of quantitative and credit fixed income research at Fidelity Management and Research as well as a senior economist at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. He has also served on the board of directors of the Futures Industry Association and is an associate editor of the Journal of Alternative Investments. His academic background includes being a professor of finance at the University of Houston. He received his AM and Ph.D. in Economics from Brown University and a BA from Loyola University of Chicago. He has published extensively on topics related to alternative investments. Corporate website: Source

- FG

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