Opalesque Industry Update - The International Association of Financial Engineers (www.iafe.org) and SunGard (http://www.sungard.com) today announced that Peter Carr, managing director and global head of market modeling for Morgan Stanley, has been named the 2010 IAFE/SunGard Financial Engineer of the Year (FEOY). The award will be presented to Dr. Carr on February 10, 2011, at the New York Stock Exchange in New York City, during the IAFE/SunGard FEOY Award Gala Dinner.|
Commenting on his 2010 FEOY award, Dr. Carr said, “As the world economy regenerates, it becomes increasingly important for financial engineers to connect with each other, as well as to build bridges to the rest of the financial community. The annual event surrounding the IAFE/SunGard award has emerged as a crucial spoke in that developing social network. As such, I'm deeply honored to be this year's recipient.”
Brian Traquair, president of SunGard’s capital markets and investment banking business, said, ““Peter Carr has distinguished himself with a number of important contributions to financial engineering. In addition, his dedication to training the financial engineers of tomorrow makes it fitting that he is awarded the title of 2010 Financial Engineer of the Year. SunGard is pleased to once again sponsor, alongside the IAFE, this well respected industry award.”
The annual IAFE/SunGard FEOY Award, established in 1993, recognizes individual contributions to the advancement of financial engineering technology. Nominations are submitted by a nominating committee of approximately 100 people, consisting of all the IAFE governing boards. They are then reviewed in a two step process by a selection committee of 25 members, including the IAFE board of directors and senior fellows. This year's selection committee was chaired by Dr. Bob Litterman, an IAFE senior fellow and the 2008 FEOY award winner.
About Peter Carr
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About the International Association of Financial Engineers (IAFE)
Through frank discussions of current policy issues, sponsoring programs to educate the financial community and recognizing the outstanding achievements in the field, the IAFE acts as a beacon for the development of quantitative finance. Throughout its history, the IAFE´s pre-eminent leadership has positioned it to respond with savvy to the evolving needs of the financial engineering community. The IAFE´s programs - from area-specific committees to monthly panel discussions to the Financial Engineer of the Year Award - are designed to provide its members with uniquely valuable activities to enhance their work in the field and opportunities to network and socialize with their colleagues.
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