PURCHASE, NY--(Marketwired - Apr 2, 2013) - OTR Global (OTR®) is pleased to announce that Bill Richards has joined our team. Bill has a long and illustrious career on Wall Street with almost 30 years of experience in hedge fund investing. He will work actively with OTR, hosting themed dinners and events with the firm's new and existing client bases.
"OTR has an exciting product that adds value to some of the best investors in the world," said Bill Richards. "I look forward to helping the firm expand its client base and increase impact with current clients. This will be my only sell-side relationship."
Prior to joining OTR, Bill was managing director and senior client relationship manager for Hedge Funds at UBS. He spent the past 18 years at UBS, where he worked with some of the firm's largest clients. Bill has a bachelor of arts from Denison University. He is also a US Army veteran with a distinguished military record, receiving the Bronze Star, Army Commendation Device for Valor and the Combat Infantry Badge for his service in Vietnam. He is a board member at the Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation (CPIRF) and is actively involved in several other charities.
"We are thrilled that someone of Bill's caliber and strong ethics is joining our firm," said Stanton Green, CEO & President, OTR Global. "Bill's idea dinners over the past decade have been a great source of investing knowledge and that is a tradition that OTR expects to continue."
Founded in 1995, OTR Global is a leading investment research and trading firm with offices in North America, Europe and Asia. The firm utilizes a unique approach that is a blend of investigative journalism principles and primary market research and is carried out by a team of 130 research personnel located in more than 18 countries who maintain access to high-level sources with personal relationships.