Hedge Funds

Senator hires client service, sales chief


Former Cantillon marketing exec joins Silverman’s new firm to oversee investor relations, sales.

Senator Investment Group has hired Jenny Wood, formerly of Cantillon Capital Management and Luxor Capital Group, as director of client service, a new position. She will oversee investor relations and marketing for the $2.5 billion New York firm.

Senator was founded two years ago by Doug Silverman and Alexander Klabin, who previously worked together at York Capital Management. Wood will help raise assets for a new special situations fund which was launched in June, as well as work with existing clients.

Now that Senator has a two year track record, the firm is targeting more institutional investors and