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GoldenTree Asset Management names Christopher Hayward as President

Tuesday, May 07, 2019
Opalesque Industry Update - GoldenTree Asset Management, a global credit manager, announced that Christopher Hayward has been named Partner, President and member of the Executive Committee. Mr. Hayward succeeds Robert Matza who is retiring.

Mr. Hayward brings more than 27 years of experience in the investment management industry to GoldenTree. He was previously Managing Partner and Co-Head of J.P. Morgan Global Alternatives and, within this Alternatives Group, Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer of Highbridge Capital Management. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan/Highbridge in 2010, Mr. Hayward was Chief Operating Officer for Global Equities Markets at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, a position he assumed after holding several senior finance, treasury and risk management roles at Merrill Lynch.

"Since our founding in 2000 we have focused on building a strong partnership and deep leadership team based on a culture of collaboration, operational excellence and a focused, research-driven investment approach," said Steven Tananbaum, Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer. "We are proud to have built a firm that attracts high quality, talented professionals who share our passion and enthusiasm every day."

Mr. Tanabaum continued, "We welcome Chris to GoldenTree and believe the deep experience he brings to the firm will help us continue to expand and continually improve our business management infrastructure. We thank Bob, a longtime partner and friend, for the many contributions he has made to GoldenTree over the years. Bob played a critical role in helping GoldenTree become the firm we are today and we deeply value his continuing counsel."

Mr. Matza's new advisory role will include ensuring a seamless transition of responsibilities to Mr. Hayward. Mr. Matza will remain invested in GoldenTree's funds and maintain an office at the firm. He will also pursue numerous charitable and business interests.

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