Michael Doran joined hedge fund of funds manager Abria Financial Group, Toronto, as senior vice president, investment management, and Dominic Staniscia joined as chief financial officer. Both are new positions. Abria manages about C$250 million (US$190 million).
Mr. Doran was managing director with responsibility for North American equity, hedge fund and commodities investment at University of Toronto Asset Management Corp., Toronto; information on his replacement wasn't available at press time. Mr. Staniscia was senior manager, investment finance operations, for the C$76 billion Ontario Teachers' Pension Fund, Toronto. A spokesman said his position is in the process of being filled.