SOURCE: Newfound Research

Newfound Research

March 12, 2014 15:34 ET

Newfound Research Expands Business Development Team With Hire of Industry Veteran Paula Boyd

Boyd to Focus on Establishing Key Account Relationships and Sales of Newfound's Innovative Strategies

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Mar 12, 2014) - Newfound Research LLC (www.thinknewfound.com), a quantitative asset management firm focused on tactical, ETF-based investment strategies, is pleased to announce that Paula Boyd will join the firm on March 17 as Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing.

Boyd joins Newfound during a time of substantial growth for the firm, as it expands the distribution of its investment strategies to discretionary separate accounts, licensed model delivery and other packaged solutions. "The progress we have experienced in recent years has positioned us to expand nationally and to offer our investment strategies to a larger community of advisors and institutional platforms. We have confidence that an industry veteran of Paula's caliber and expertise will have a huge impact on our future," said Tom Rosedale, Newfound CEO.

Boyd was an original member of the sales team in the RIA custody business for Charles Schwab. Upon leaving Schwab in 1996, Paula spent the next fifteen years in business development for institutional asset management firm, Navellier & Associates.

"Paula has an outstanding track record of over 25 years helping investment firms grow their industry presence," said John Mannix, Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing. "Her experience with both large firms and tactical investment products, as well as her history of educating all segments of the financial community about these solutions, will be critical to Newfound's success as we continue to bring our strategies to market."

Boyd will focus on establishing and managing key account relationships and on the sales and marketing of Newfound's investment solutions. "I am very excited about joining the Newfound team," said Ms. Boyd. "I have admired their groundbreaking strategies for many years. Newfound's abilities have been well proven in the marketplace and their reputation in the industry is stellar."

The hiring of Boyd expands Newfound's presence from Boston and Chicago to San Francisco.

About Newfound Research LLC

Newfound is a Boston-based registered investment adviser and quantitative asset manager focused on rule-based, outcome-oriented investment strategies and specializing in tactical asset and risk management. Newfound pioneered the research and use of dynamic, volatility-adjusted momentum models. In the last five years, Newfound's models have been utilized to help drive the investment decisions for billions of dollars in assets. For more information about Newfound, visit www.thinknewfound.com.

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