WorldQuant, a global quantitative asset management firm, has appointed Gary Chropuvka as President.
Chropuvka will oversee global business strategy, firm operations and priority initiatives, as well as provide additional leadership in firm investment activities. He will join WorldQuant in late 2020.
Chropuvka was at Goldman Sachs Asset Management for more than two decades, where he most recently served as Co-Head of Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS). Chropuvka held other various roles at QIS, including oversight of its customised beta, tax-efficient and alternative risk premia businesses. He also previously served as a QIS Equity Alpha portfolio manager. Gary joined QIS in 1999 to launch the team’s tax-efficient investment strategies after first joining Goldman Sachs in 1998.
“Gary is a highly respected executive who will bring strong leadership, deep quant expertise and a unique perspective to WorldQuant,” says Igor Tulchinsky, Founder, Chairman and CEO of WorldQuant. “He has led an organization to significant growth while navigating through various market cycles and events. Gary will be a valuable addition to the firm as WorldQuant continues to grow and create the future of quantitative investing.”
Gary graduated from Rutgers University with a BA in Mathematics and received a master’s degree in Financial Engineering from Columbia University. He is a CFA charterholder.