John Early has joined the Gartmore group to head up the firm's U.S. institutional hedge fund marketing efforts. Early's focus will be on expanding the reach among fund of funds, endowments and family offices. In his new post, Early will report to Charles Beazley, Gartmore's global head of institutional investments and alternatives.
Before joining Gartmore, Early had served as head of marketing and client services at Dan Benton's Connecticut-based hedge fund shop Andor. Prior to that he served in marketing positions at Art Samberg's Pequot Capital Management and John W. Henry.