HEDGEYE NAMES ROB CAMPAGNINO AS MANAGING DIRECTOR OF CONSUMER STAPLES

HEDGEYE NAMES ROB CAMPAGNINO AS MANAGING DIRECTOR OF CONSUMER STAPLES
 
NEW HAVEN, CT --- Hedgeye Risk Management, a leading independent provider of real-time investment research and ideas, today announced that industry veteran Rob Campagnino will join the firm as Managing Director of Consumer Staples.

Campagnino has nearly 20 years experience in the industry and the last 5 years on the buy side at some of the top hedge funds in the business, including PioneerPath, Diamondback Capital, and Searock Capital.  Prior, he was a senior equity analyst at Prudential Securities where he was consistently Institutional Investor ranked.  Before Prudential he was at Sanford Bernstein as an equity research associate covering food, beverage, and retail.  Campagnino has a MBA from Columbia and AB in Economics from Duke.

Keith McCullough, CEO of Hedgeye notes “We’re thrilled to have Rob champion our Consumer Staples effort and add to our growing platform; he brings experience across investment analysis and corporate, a stellar track record, and a history of thinking independently on behalf of his clients.  To that end, we’re confident that his standards and expertise will hold up to our client’s expectations, and our reputation.” 

Director of Research at Hedgeye, Daryl Jones, adds “With the addition of Rob, we now have one of the pre-eminent consumer focused research franchises in the business. As a result, we are poised to continue to accelerate recent market share gains.”

Hedgeye Risk Management will officially launch its Consumer Staples sector research and services to subscribers in November 2012.

In his new role at Hedgeye, Campagnino will become a key member of the firm’s highly regarding research roster, which includes Keith McCullough (Strategy), Daryl Jones (Macro and Energy), Brian McGough (Retail), Todd Jordan (Gaming, Lodging & Leisure), Howard Penney (Restaurants), Josh Steiner (Financials), Tom Tobin (Healthcare) and Jay Van Sciver (Industrials).  The firm has rapidly expanded to over 50 people since it launched in April 2008.

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Hedgeye Risk Management is an online financial media and research company that operates as a virtual hedge fund.  Focused exclusively on generating and delivering actionable investment ideas, the firm combines quantitative, bottom-up and macro analysis with an emphasis on timing. The Hedgeye team features some of the world’s most regarded research analysts – united around a vision of independent, un-compromised real-time investment research as a service.  Visit www.hedgeye.com for more information.