JANA Partners Hires Jordan R. Gershuny To Lead Newly Formed Client Advisory Group

Dec 04, 2012, 16:10 ET from JANA Partners LLC

NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- JANA Partners ("JANA"), a multi-billion dollar, value oriented, event-driven investment management firm, announced today that Jordan R. Gershuny has joined the firm to lead the newly formed Client Advisory Group, which will be responsible for JANA's sales & marketing and investor relations functions.  Under Mr. Gershuny's leadership, the firm will seek to expand its sales & marketing and investor relations capabilities by enhancing JANA's client communications efforts, strengthening client relationships, and building and developing strategic partnerships.

"We are excited to welcome Jordan to lead our new Client Advisory Group," said Barry Rosenstein, Managing Partner of JANA Partners.  "We've always valued the depth and substance of our investor relationships, and we are confident that those bonds will now grow even stronger given Jordan's experience and track record."

Mr. Gershuny has spent the majority of his career in sales & marketing and leadership roles.  Most recently, he was a Partner at FrontPoint Partners where he served as Global Head of the Client Advisory Group.  Prior to that, Mr. Gershuny was Managing Director and the Head of the Public Pension Coverage Team at Morgan Stanley Investment Management.  At Morgan Stanley, Mr. Gershuny also was a member of the firm's Strategic Client Advisory Group.

"JANA's impressive performance during its twelve year history demonstrates the strength of its investment team, strategies and products," said Mr. Gershuny.  "I look forward to joining JANA's talented team of professionals and working with them to build on the firm's success by enhancing the way we serve our investors.  I am particularly impressed by the firm's team-oriented culture, and that spirit of partnership is something we intend to bring to our client relationships."

About JANA Partners

JANA Partners LLC, which was founded in 2001, is a value-oriented, event-driven investment advisor with approximately $3.9 billion in investments and commitments.

For more info contact JANA Partners LLC at (212) 455 0900