Context Summits, a producer of investment summits for the alternative asset management industry, has appointed Sarah Huntington as chief marketing officer.
Huntington brings to Context Summits more than 15 years of sales and marketing experience in the alternative investment industry.
“Sarah’s addition strengthens our senior leadership team and continues the expansion of our firm,” says Mark Salameh, CEO of Context Summits. “Over the last 12 months, we have optimised and grown our technology, operations, sales and investor relations teams in an effort to continue to deliver the most efficient, productive and innovative events in the alternative asset management industry.”
Previously, Huntington was director of marketing at Markit, where she led the processing division’s marketing team for the FX and loans team. She also served as director of marketing and communications at Conifer Financial Services, which was acquired by The Carlyle Group in 2015. Prior to Conifer, she was Global head of marketing, asset management and hedge funds at Thomson Reuters, helping to build out the firm’s hedge fund product offering by packaging desktop, data and analytics for funds of all sizes and strategies globally.
Huntington spent eight years as a director at UBS Investment Bank and began her career with ABN Amro Prime Brokerage, which was acquired by UBS and merged with the Paine Webber prime broker business.
Huntington says: “I look forward to working with Mark and the team at Context Summits, helping to expand our events to new markets and further our established reputation as the preeminent producer of investment events.”