CRESSKILL, N.J., Nov. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The RD Companies announced today that hedge fund industry veteran Amy B. Hirsch, hired in September to fill the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer, has also been named Co-Chief Investment Officer of the firm.
Roni Dersovitz, CEO and CIO stated "I have been planning to expand the firm for the past few years as our deals get more complex and the business grows. I expanded the New York office and deepened the Executive team over the summer. I am now in the fortunate position to share responsibilities for running the firm with Amy. My primary focus has, and always will be on the deal side - finding unique investment opportunities for our investors. As the business expands, it is critical to continue to expand the talent pool. It is a great benefit to both the portfolio and our investors to have another person responsible and fully versed in all aspects of the firm." Katarina Markovic, Managing Director and head of Marketing, Client Services, and Business Development said she is "thrilled to have Amy on board. Her experience and expertise are precisely what the firm needs as we continue to strengthen the business." Earlier this year, RD Companies hired Ms. Linda Zheng, CPA, former Managing Director with Fortress Investment Group LLC as Chief Financial Officer and Mr. Phillip H. Kwon, a former prosecutor as General Counsel.