Two Harbors Investment Corp. (NYSE: TWO; NYSE MKT: TWO.WS) today announced the appointment of July Hugen as Director, Investor Relations. In this role, Ms. Hugen will have primary responsibility for the company’s investor relations and financial communications programs.
Prior to joining Two Harbors, Ms. Hugen served in marketing and investor relations at Pine River Capital Management where she was responsible for building and maintaining relationships with hedge fund investors managing diverse asset portfolios including pensions, foundations, family offices and hedge fund of funds. Prior to Pine River Capital, Ms. Hugen was an equity research analyst at Piper Jaffray in Minneapolis covering several sectors including building products, distribution companies and specialty pharmaceuticals. Earlier at Piper, she was a research associate covering hardlines retail and distribution companies.
Ms. Hugen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Labovitz School of Business and Economics, University of Minnesota Duluth, with majors in Finance and Organizational Management Studies. She is a member of the National Investor Relations Institute and serves on the board of directors of the Midwest Committee for the nonprofit organization Hedge Funds Care.
“We are pleased to welcome July to the team at Two Harbors,” said Thomas Siering, Two Harbors’ President and Chief Executive Officer. “Two Harbors is dedicated to continuing to build a best in class investor relations program and July’s previous experience in investor relations and on the sell-side will add significant new talent to our investor relations team. We are confident that July will be instrumental in building both visibility for Two Harbors and strong relationships with our investors and analysts.”In conjunction with this announcement, Two Harbors is delighted to congratulate David Miller, previously serving as Managing Director in Business Development for Two Harbors, on his appointment as Chief Executive Officer for Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp. Two Harbors also congratulates Christine Battist, previously serving as a Managing Director in Investor Relations at Two Harbors, on her appointment as Chief Financial Officer for Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp.