Hedge Funds

Third Wave Global hires client services executive


Third Wave Global Investors, a Greenwich, Conn.-based global macro fund launched in September 2004, announced it has hired former Columbia Management Group executive Doug Polak to head up the firm's client advisory effort and client portfolio management.

Polak most recently served as head of Columbia Management Group's Strategic Advisory Services department, advising institutional investors, family offices and high-net-worth private clients on asset allocation and other issues. Before that, he spent eight years on both the sell-side and in the asset management division of JPMorgan and started his career at Merrill Lynch in the investment banking division.

Polak worked at Columbia