NEW YORK – Gravitas announced today that Robert Diaz, Jr. has joined the firm as global head of delivery, effective today, a new position designed to ensure service delivery and support marketing efforts. Mr. Diaz brings a wealth of industry experience to Gravitas having spent the last 13 years at GLOBEOP Financial Services SA, where he was responsible for fund services, serving as global head of fund accounting, operations and investor services across North America, Europe and India.
In his new role, Mr. Diaz is responsible for handling all staffing, technology and other requirements to service existing and new clients in all lines of business. Mr. Diaz will manage staff in the United States, India and additional future locations as Gravitas creates centers of excellence globally. Mr. Diaz said, “I am excited to join Jayesh and his management team as we build scalable solutions for our clients through our co-sourced platform.”
Jayesh Punater, Gravitas Founder and CEO, said, “We are delighted to have Robert join us to assist with the continued growth of our co-sourced services platform. With his leadership and expertise in creating organizational scale as well as his focus on process improvement, Robert’s addition to our team brings increased reliability to our clients in the alternative investment community as we provide services that help them achieve agile growth. I am confident that Robert will play a key role in helping catapult Gravitas and its clients into the future.”
Gravitas is people, process and technology for alternative investment firms. Founded in 1996, Gravitas combines industry expertise, scalable infrastructure and agile collaboration to provide real time insights and operational excellence in an increasingly complex landscape. Gravitas’ services include: portfolio management and risk analytics, research and analytics, operations and information technology services. Through its Co-Sourcing® Platform, Gravitas helps funds adapt, thrive and achieve agile growth. The company is based in New York with offices in Chicago, Greenwich, Mumbai and Ahmedabad, India.
Gravitas was named “Best Outsourced Technology Infrastructure Provider” in 2013 and “Best Overall Technology Firm” in 2012 by HFMWeek in its US Hedge Fund Services Awards.