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Man Group Plc : Man names Dr Douglas Greenig as new AHL CRO

05/09/2012 | 08:14am US/Eastern

Man Group plc ('Man'), the global alternative investment manager, is pleased to announce an addition to the management team at AHL, its industry-leading quantitative managed futures manager.

Dr. Douglas Greenig will become AHL's Chief Risk Officer and a member of the AHL Management Committee. Doug has a distinguished 20-year career in the industry, having held senior trading and management roles at leading institutions, including RBS Greenwich Capital and Fortress.

Matthew Sargaison, currently CRO, will become AHL's Chief Investment Officer. In this capacity Matthew will assume responsibility for approving and monitoring strategies in client trading.

Tim Wong, AHL Chief Executive said:

"I am pleased to announce a further strengthening of both the team at AHL and the Management Committee, with the appointment of Douglas Greenig as Chief Risk Officer. Doug's substantial trading and risk management experience across a wide range of products and markets, both systematic and discretionary, makes him an invaluable addition.

Meanwhile, Matthew Sargaison's new role as Chief Investment Officer will allow him to apply the experience he has gained over the past three years as CRO more directly to client trading. I look forward to working with both Doug and Matthew in their new roles. "

Doug Greenig has a Ph.D in Mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley and a degree in economics from Princeton University. He is a Fellow of New York University's Courant Institute, where he taught risk management and econometrics.

Matthew Sargaison holds an MA in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge and an MSc in Computer Science from the University of Sheffield. He re-joined AHL in 2009, having spent 13 years working in major financial institutions, following an initial stint at AHL between 1992 and 1995.

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For further information, please contact:

Laura Humble, PR Manager
+44 (0)207 144 3266
laura.humble@man.com

Maitland PR
George Trefgarne / Peter Ogden / Andrea Coleman
+44 20 7379 5151
man-maitland@maitland.co.uk

About AHL

AHL is Man's industry-leading quantitative managed futures manager. It provides investors with highly liquid and efficient trading strategies which offer low correlation to more traditional investment disciplines. Founded in 1987, AHL has established itself as a world leader in systematic trading, with an enviable track record supported by its strong commitment to innovation through ongoing research and development. AHL is based in London, Oxford and Hong Kong, and manages US$19.5 billion (as at 31 March 2012).

About Man

Man is a world-leading alternative investment management business. It has expertise in a wide range of liquid investment styles including managed futures, equity, credit and convertibles, emerging markets, global macro and multi-manager, combined with powerful product structuring, distribution and client service capabilities. As at 31 March 2012, Man managed US$59.0 billion.

The original business was founded in 1783. Today, Man is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100 Index with a market capitalisation of around £1.6 billion.

Man is a signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). Man also supports many awards, charities and initiatives around the world, including sponsoring the Man Booker literary prizes and the Man Asian Literary Prize. Further information can be found at www.man.com.

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