People Moves

Kulpins given stronger voice at Mesirow

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Mesirow Advanced Strategies, which has $12.5 billion under management, has appointed Mark Kulpins, managing director, to its investment committee. Kulpins, who has held senior investment roles in manager research and portfolio research at Mesirow, will focus on manager research and selection. He will now be a full voting member of the investment committee, reporting to Tom Macina, president of Mesirow.

"Mark has been a key player on a team that has truly set the bar for delivering excellence in manager evaluation, portfolio construction and risk management," said Marty Kaplan, chief executive officer of Mesirow Advanced Strategies. "His appointment