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26 Dec 2006

Goldman Sachs names New Hedge Fund Manager

Goldman Sachs has named the new head of their alternative investments asset-management units as Marc Spilker, he will be overseeing hedge funds and private equity.

Goldman named Spilker, 42, to replace George Walker, who left in May to run the funds unit at Lehman Brothers. Spilker will report to Eric Schwartz and Peter Kraus, co-heads of Goldman Sachs Asset Management.

Spilker is a 16-year veteran of the investment bank, he was co-head of U.S. equituies trading and global head of volatility trading. He previously headed currency options and Japanese fixed-income.

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