INTECH Bolsters Research Team with New Hire and Promotions
Jonathan P. Hanke, Ph.D. joins as Associate Director of Research; Drs.
Vassilios Papathanakos and Phillip Whitman are promoted
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 8 2012
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 8 2012 /PRNewswire/ --INTECH Investment
Management LLC (INTECH) today announced the hiring of Jonathan P. Hanke,
Ph.D., as Associate Director of Research. In this role, Dr. Hanke will conduct
research on Stochastic Portfolio Theory, and its applications to managing
portfolios. Dr. Hanke will be based at INTECH's research facility in
Princeton, New Jersey.
INTECH also announced the promotions of Dr. Vassilios Papathanakos to Deputy
Chief Investment Officer and Dr. Phillip Whitman to Director of Research, the
position previously held by Dr. Papathanakos.
In announcing the hiring of Dr. Hanke, Adrian Banner, Ph.D., INTECH's Chief
Investment Officer, said, "We are very pleased to have Jonathan join INTECH's
research team. Together with our existing team of mathematicians and
physicists, he will be applying probability theory, data analysis and other
disciplines to deepen our understanding of markets and enhance the engineering
of our investment process."
Dr. Hanke noted, "It is exciting to be joining INTECH – a firm with a long
history of applying scientific principles to investments. I am particularly
eager to work with the firm's research team, because of their successful
combination of theoretical and practical expertise."
Prior to joining INTECH, Dr. Hanke held various teaching positions, most
recently as an Assistant Professor at the University of Georgia. Other
positions included Visiting Assistant Professor at Duke University, Instructor
at Princeton University and VIGRE Hill Assistant Professor at Rutgers
University. His research concentrated on number theory, especially automorphic
and quadratic forms. Dr. Hanke has published many articles on these subjects,
spoken at conferences and implemented sophisticated computer algorithms. He is
the recipient of numerous awards and grants including the National Science
Foundation Grant (August 2006 – August 2010), the Alfred P. Sloan Dissertation
Fellow (1998 – 1999), and the National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow
(1995 – 1998). Dr. Hanke received his Ph.D. in Mathematics from Princeton
University and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the State University
of New York at Stony Brook.
Commenting on the promotions of Drs. Papathanakos and Whitman, Dr. Banner
explained, "These promotions recognize their current roles in implementing
INTECH's scientific approach to investing. Vassilios will continue to work
closely with me, having day-to-day responsibility for portfolio management.
Phillip will continue to collaborate on theoretical and applied aspects of the
INTECH process and will also help mentor Dr. Hanke."
For 25 years, global investment manager INTECH has been offering institutional
investors highly disciplined, mathematical equity strategies that seek
long-term returns in excess of the target benchmark, while attempting to
reduce the risk of significant underperformance relative to that benchmark.
Since 1987, INTECH has been generating alpha by taking advantage of
stock-price volatility while limiting relative risk and trading costs. The
company's global headquarters is located in West Palm Beach, Florida, with its
research office in Princeton, New Jersey, and international division in
London. As of September 30, 2012 INTECH had approximately $41.9 billion under
management and 79 employees worldwide. INTECH is an independently managed
subsidiary of Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS), based in Denver.
About Janus Capital Group Inc.
Janus Capital Group Inc. ("JCG") is a global investment firm offering
strategies from three individual investment boutiques: Janus Capital
Management LLC ("Janus"), INTECH Investment Management LLC ("INTECH") and
Perkins Investment Management LLC ("Perkins"). Each manager employs a
research-intensive approach that is distinct within its respective asset
class. This multi-boutique approach enables the firm to provide style-specific
expertise across an array of strategies, including growth, value and
mathematical equities, fixed income and alternatives through one common
distribution platform. At the end of September 2012, JCG managed $158.2
billion in assets for shareholders, clients and institutions around the globe.
Based in Denver, JCG also has offices in Frankfurt, The Hague, Paris, London,
Milan, Munich, Zurich, Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Melbourne, Dubai and
Contact: Kate McGann, Prosek Partners: 212.279.3115, ext. 249
SOURCE INTECH Investment Management LLC
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