Jason Campisi to Join Alger's National Accounts Team

Jan 25, 2010, 10:04 ET from Fred Alger Management, Inc.

NEW YORK, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Fred Alger & Company, Incorporated, parent company of Fred Alger Management, Inc. (Alger), a leading asset management firm, is pleased to announce the hiring of Jason Campisi as Vice President, Senior Account Manager for Alger.  In his new role, Mr. Campisi will be responsible for some of the firm's largest and most important broker-dealer relationships.

Mr. Campisi has over 11 years of industry experience and was most recently Senior National Accounts Manager, Vice President at DWS Scudder Investments. Prior to DWS, Jason held various leadership roles at UBS Paine Webber, Inc.  

"We are excited to have Jason join our sales team," said Jim Blakeslee, Senior Vice President and Head of National Accounts. "His unique background gives him an extensive knowledge of both the asset management business and national broker-dealer platforms. We believe he will be an integral part of Alger's continued growth in the investment advisor channel."

About Alger

Fred Alger Management, Inc. was founded in 1964 and manages more than $12 billion. Alger's investment philosophy is focused on discovering companies undergoing Positive Dynamic Change, which we believe offer the best investment opportunities. Alger's investment strategies are available to institutional investors through separate accounts and to retail investors through Alger mutual funds and managed accounts (SMA). Fred Alger & Company, Incorporated, a broker-dealer and the parent company of Fred Alger Management, Inc. offers mutual funds as well as institutional funds for defined benefit and defined contribution plans. For more information, please visit www.alger.com.

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