Hedge Funds

Clinton Group taps former U.S. senator


Clinton Group announced it has hired former U.S. Senator John Breaux as a senior managing director to advise the firm on business development and strategy, and that he will also join the firm's board of directors.

Senator Breaux, of Louisiana, recently retired from government after serving 32 years in the Senate and House of Representatives. Known as a moderate, he founded the Centrist Coalition of Senate Democrats and Republicans and served as chairman of the Democratic Leadership Council.

He is the second government figure to join the firm, after Richard Clarida, who served as Assistant Secretary of the