New York, NY April 18, 2005 Asset Control, a leading provider of centralized data management solutions to the financial industry, today announced that David J. Hirschfeld, has joined the firm as senior vice president of operations.
Most recently the managing director of enterprise data services at Citadel Investment Group, Hirschfeld brings deep industry expertise to the oversight of company operations. This includes support of a number of strategic initiatives, including the turnkey solutions program, the innovative Asset Control Solutions Center environment for product demonstrations and development, and outsourced services in partnership with Accenture.
Hirschfeld joins Asset Control after a career of more than two decades in capital markets operations, technology, research and trading. In particular, his background in data management includes managing large teams and systems covering the full range of price and reference data, performance optimization through technology and personnel programs, and third-party software projects and outsourcing relationships.
"Dave's career background makes him an ideal choice to be the senior operational executive at Asset Control," said CEO Ger Rosenkamp. "His deep business knowledge and his management expertise will benefit our organization and will enable us to deliver more value to our customers."
Hirschfeld comments, "I was attracted to Asset Control by my experience with the strength of its product offering and the quality of its people.
Their leadership position in data management technology is reflected in an unmatched track record of successful projects, the breadth of the solutions, and the large number of both domestic and international clients.
Asset Control is clearly a dynamic company poised for substantial growth and I am delighted to be a part of it."
Previous financial industry positions held by Hirschfeld include first vice president and CTO of the enterprise data standards initiative at Merrill Lynch, principal of the market data group at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, partner and CTO of Tudor Investment Corp., and member and staff economist of the Chicago Board of Trade. He was the founder and CEO of Tudor Software, which developed analytical software for hedge funds, and served as a senior executive of Powers Research Inc., a consulting and development firm in capital markets technology. Hirschfeld also served as a director of Iverson Financial Systems prior to its acquisition by Capco.