London and Irvine, CA – January 5, 2012 – Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company today announced that Lisa Fridman has been promoted to Partner. Lisa, who has been with the firm since 2004, will assume responsibility for managing PAAMCO’s London office in addition to continuing with her existing role as Head of Research for PAAMCO in Europe. Stephen Oxley, PAAMCO’s senior Partner in Europe, has been appointed to a new global strategic management role for PAAMCO.
“These appointments reflect the strength and breadth of the PAAMCO team as well as the partners’ commitment to invest in the firm’s future by promoting talented individuals,” said Jane Buchan, chief executive officer of PAAMCO, adding, “Stephen Oxley and Lisa Fridman have made outstanding contributions to the firm and our clients and their new roles reflect the great job they have done in establishing PAAMCO as a leader in the European fund of funds community.”
PAAMCO also made other promotions for the new year. Jim Meehan, Head of Sales & Marketing, has been promoted to Managing Director, while Geoffrey Lasry, Portfolio Manager in Portfolio Solutions, and Scott Warner, Sector Specialist in Long/Short Equity, have both been promoted to Director. Jim, Geoffrey and Scott are all based in Irvine, California.