SSI hires director of client service, marketing

Steven L. Spare joined hedge fund manager SSI Investment Management as director of client service and marketing, according to an e-mailed statement from Amy Jo Gottfurcht, CEO.

“Steven's experience includes a deep knowledge of alternative and low-risk hedged strategies, the cornerstone of SSI's investment business for more than 35 years. We are delighted to welcome Steven to our team as the organization moves into its next phase of growth,” Ms. Gottfurcht's statement said.

Mr. Spare replaces Emily Colella, who joined hedge funds-of-funds and hedged mutual fund manager Palmer Square Capital Management as managing director, business development on Sept. 25.

Mr. Spare was managing director and head of marketing at multiasset class manager 300 North Capital until he left the firm in July, said a spokeswoman for 300 North Capital who asked not to be named. Information about Mr. Spare's replacement could not be learned.