NEW YORK, May 18, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — IndexIQ, a leading developer of index-based alternative investment solutions, continues to build out its distribution team with the addition of Kevin D. DiSano and Andrew M. Cook, as Vice Presidents and regional directors, it was announced today.
Both DiSano and Cook are long-time industry veterans, with extensive experience in marketing alternative investment products. DiSano joins IndexIQ from Lazard Asset Management, where he was Senior Vice President in the Capital Advisory Group, responsible for marketing hedge funds, separately managed accounts, and other financial products to independent financial advisors, family offices, foundations and endowments, and other institutions. Before that, he was Vice President, Intermediary Sales at Man Investments. DiSano has more than 17 years of experience in the financial services industry, and will be responsible for overseeing IndexIQ’s sales efforts in the Midwest region. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Speech Communication, Psychology and Business from the University of Minnesota.
Cook brings more than 16 years of investment industry experience to IndexIQ.
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