Kettera Strategies Names Knoeck As Chief Financial Officer

Feb 1 2017 | 10:28pm ET

Alternative investment platform company Kettera Strategies has named James Knoeck as the firm’s chief financial officer. 

The position is new, the company said in a statement. 

Knoeck brings deep experience as a senior financial services executive in the institutional investment, asset management and clearing industries to the new role. He joins Kettera from the Options Clearing Corporation where he was senior vice president and chief audit executive. Beforehand, he was internal audit director for the State of Wisconsin Investment Board. Previous roles include management positions at Man Investments (USA)., UBS Global Asset Management (Americas), Guggenheim Management Partners and KPMG LLP, all in Chicago. 

Knoeck is a CPA and holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation, the company added. 

“Jim adds experience and depth to our executive team and will contribute greatly to the continued growth of Kettera and our Hydra platform,” said Jon Stein, Kettera CEO. “His arrival sends another signal to the marketplace that the Hydra platform is now decidedly institutional grade.” 

Founded in 2015, Kettera Strategies’s flagship product is Hydra, a robust custody-based managed account platform providing institutional investors, family offices, wealth managers and high net worth investors with efficient access to global macro, FX, volatility and managed futures strategies through pooled vehicles.

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