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RiskMetrics’ head of quant research joins Clinton Group

RiskMetrics’ head of quantitative research, Allan Malz, has left to join New York investment company the Clinton Group, said a RiskMetrics spokesman.

Malz had been with the risk technology company since 1998. Previously, he had worked as a risk manager at Credit Suisse First Boston and at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, where he worked on improving market monitoring and analysis on the open market and foreign exchange desks.