MSCI Promotes Jose Menchero to Managing Director Business Wire NEW YORK -- February 18, 2014 MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of investment decision support tools worldwide, has announced the promotion of Jose Menchero to Managing Director. Jose, who was born in Miami, Florida, joined MSCI in 2007 from Thomson Financial where he was Head of Quantitative Research. At MSCI, Jose has worked extensively on equity risk model research. In his current position as Head of Portfolio Analytics Applied Research at MSCI, Jose is responsible for exploring the most effective ways to apply quantitative investment tools to risk analysis and portfolio construction. Henry Fernandez, Chairman and CEO of MSCI, said, “We wish Jose and all our new Managing Directors continued success and thank them for their dedication and hard work.” Prior to entering finance, Jose was a Professor of Physics at the University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. His area of research was in the Quantum Theory of Solids, and he also has several publications in this field. Jose serves on the Advisory Board of the Journal of Performance Measurement. He holds a BSc degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and a PhD degree in Theoretical Physics from the University of California at Berkeley. Jose is also a CFA charterholder. -Ends- About MSCI MSCI Inc. is a leading provider of investment decision support tools to investors globally, including asset managers, banks, hedge funds and pension funds. MSCI products and services include indices, portfolio risk and performance analytics, and governance tools. 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MSCI Promotes Jose Menchero to Managing Director
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