Equinox Fund Management appoints new member to exec committee

September 01 , 2011

Alternative asset management firm Equinox Fund Management has appointed David P DeMuth, to the Executive Committee of The Frontier Fund, its public managed futures fund.

The Frontier Fund is a family of funds available to retail investors, which carries a low minimum investment requirement (USD1,000 in most states) and features daily liquidity.

DeMuth replaces Ajay Dravid, PhD, who served on the Executive Committee from March 2009 through December 2010 and was recently named Director of Risk Management at Solon Capital, LLC, an affiliate of Equinox.

DeMuth has many years of experience as a senior finance and operations professional. He is a Co-Founder of CFO Consulting Partners LLC, providing interim CFO services to public and private companies. His previous positions include appointments as the Interim Co-Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer at Kodak Polychrome Graphics (a USD2 billion global manufacturer of graphic arts materials), the Division Vice President of Continental Grain Company (a multi-billion provider of commodities and financial services) as well as and Director of Tax Services at PepsiCo Inc. (a multi-billion global consumer products beverage and food company). His industry experience includes technology, real estate development, financial services, and consumer products.

DeMuth specializes in global risk management and regulatory compliance.  He has created corporate strategies to manage financial reporting, financial and operations risks, and compliance with regulatory authorities internationally.
Mr. DeMuth, who holds a BS in Accounting from Loyola University, and an MBA in Finance from LaSalle University, is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

“We are thrilled to have David on the Executive Committee,” says Robert J Enck (pictured), President and Chief Executive Officer of Equinox. “His strong financial services experience and expertise, particularly his global focus on risk management, will be invaluable to The Frontier Fund. We thank Ajay for his service, and look forward to his continued insight and sage, professional counsel.”