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OppenheimerFunds hires new Chief Risk Officer

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OppenheimerFunds has appointed Ahmad Deek as Chief Risk Officer. He will be responsible for leading the firm’s risk management function and further enhancing its corporate governance structure.

Deek will be based in New York and will join the firm’s Senior Leadership Team, reporting directly to Art Steinmetz, Chairman and CEO of OppenheimerFunds.
 
“As our industry evolves, our ability to provide effective, client-centric risk management and reporting will continue to differentiate us in the marketplace,” says Steinmetz. “Ahmad’s broad experience managing complex risk management functions and strategy make him an invaluable addition to our leadership team and our firm.”
 
Prior to joining OppenheimerFunds, Deek spent over two decades at Goldman Sachs where he most recently served as Managing Director, Senior Risk Officer in the Investment Management Division. He previously held several roles within their Prime Brokerage, Equities, and Fixed Income Securities Divisions. Deek began his career in 1993 at Mentor Graphics as a Development Engineer.
 
“I look forward to joining a firm recognised for creating products and solutions tailored to client needs, and helping to further build out and strengthen its risk management and reporting capabilities,” says Deek.

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