Ares Management has appointed Suzanne Murphy as Global Head of Marketing and Investor Relations. In this new position, Murphy will work with the marketing teams for Ares’ Capital Markets, Private Debt, and Private Equity Groups in order to continue to meet Ares’ clients’ growing investment mandates.
“We are delighted that Suzanne will be joining Ares and believe this is an opportune time to provide additional resources to the marketing efforts of each of our Groups,” says Tony Ressler, Senior Partner of Ares. “As we continue to expand our investment opportunities and broaden our geographic reach, Suzanne’s more than 20 years of experience in the alternative investment industry, coupled with her business development skills, will be a tremendous asset.”
“I am excited by the opportunity to join Ares, and to build on what clearly has been a very successful investment platform,” says Murphy. “Ares’ outstanding growth and investment performance present a strong foundation for me to continue to expand our marketing and business development efforts.”
Murphy joins Ares from Claren Road Asset Management, where she was Head of Strategic Development for more than two years. Prior to that, Murphy was with Tri-Artisan Partners LLC, a private merchant banking firm, and from 2003 until 2008, Murphy was a Managing Director at Delphi Capital Management, the holding company for Acorn Advisory Capital and Pergamon Partners.
Murphy received a BA in Political Science from Wheaton College, where she continues to serve on its Investment Committee and was a member of the President’s Commission of the College.