Spencer Stuart Recruits General Counsel for Point72 Asset Management
May 11, 2015 – Spencer Stuart has placed Kevin J. O’Connor as general counsel of Point72 Asset Management, L.P. Mr. O’Connor, most recently vice president for global ethics and compliance at United Technologies, served as the top federal prosecutor in Connecticut from 2002 to 2008. He then served as associate attorney general until 2009.
In addition to his public service, Mr. O’Connor has a decade of private law firm experience, most recently serving as a partner in Bracewell & Giuliani, where chaired the firm’s white collar practice.
Stamford, CT-based Point72 Asset Management, L.P. is a family office managing the assets of its founder, Steven A. Cohen, and eligible employees. Point72 invests in discretionary long/short equities and makes significant quantitative and macro investments. It is the predecessor firm of hedge fund SAC Capital.
Spencer Stuart is a global executive search and leadership advisory firm with 55 offices in 30 countries.