"We are very pleased that Dan has joined the Axioma team. His experience in delivering sales, his approach to listening to clientsâ needs, and his demonstrated executive leadership will assure continued growth and success for the company," said Dr. Sebastian Ceria, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Axioma. "Axioma is experiencing a period of rapid growth, and Danâs industry experience will prove invaluable to our firm as we move forward."
Mr. Cashion previously held the position of Vice President at Barra Inc., a $126 million company delivering financial risk management solutions worldwide, where he had served for nearly 8 years. Prior to that, Mr. Cashion worked in the securities business for SBC Warburg and Chase Manhattan, both in Chicago.
"I can not think of a more exciting time to lead Axioma," Mr. Cashion said. "Today more than ever, investment managers have a desperate need to increase their operational efficiency and maximize risk-adjusted returns. Axioma is uniquely positioned to capitalize upon its innovative methodologies and robust decision support technologies to improve our clientsâ investment performance and products."
Mr. Cashion will be based in the New York City office.
Axiomaâs founder, Dr. Ceria, will retain his title of Chief Executive Officer.