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Aspen announces director appointment

8th February

Aspen announced today that Matthew Botein has been appointed to its Board of Directors as a Class I director and as a member of the Board’s Investment Committee.

Mr. Botein is a Managing Partner of Gallatin Point LLC, a private investment and advisory firm. Until recently, he was with BlackRock, Inc. who he joined in 2009. Mr. Botein was appointed Head of BlackRock Alternative Investors in 2010 and held the positions of co-Head and Chief Investment Officer of the alternative investment unit until January 2017. He served as a Managing Director of BlackRock and was a member of the firm’s global operating committee. 

Mr. Botein has extensive experience in the financial services industry and has managed portfolio investments in the banking, insurance, asset management, capital markets, and financial processing sectors. He served as a Director of Aspen from 2007 to 2011 and prior to that from 2002 until 2003.

Glyn Jones, Chairman of Aspen, said: "I am delighted that Matthew is joining the Aspen Board. His wealth of financial services experience, in particular in the areas of corporate finance, private equity and asset management, will be a great asset to Aspen. I would like to welcome Matthew back to the Aspen Board and I look forward to working with him in the future."