dms Management Ltd. has announced the appointment of both Giovanni Berloni and Kevin Phillip as managers.
Mr. Berloni and Mr. Phillip's responsibilities will include supporting independent directors on boards of hedge funds and other related entities, providing management oversight to members of dms corporate administrative staff and developing new business opportunities.
Prior to joining dms, Mr. Phillip worked at Ernst & Young Cayman Islands as a Senior Auditor, where he was responsible for coordinating and supervising the audits of both onshore and offshore hedge funds worth over $12 billion. Prior to that, he worked in the asset management practice at Ernst & Young's New York Financial Services Office. He holds a Master of Science degree in Accountancy from the University of Notre Dame, a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting and Finance from North Carolina Central University and is qualified as a Certified Public Accountant in the state of New York.
David Bree, Managing Director of dms Management Ltd., commented, "We are pleased that professionals of Mr. Berloni and Mr. Phillip's caliber have joined our firm. They both have a demonstrated ability in the operation of mutual funds and dealing with complex issues associated with their oversight. Their participation in our organization will further solidify the reputation of dms as a leading firm of independent directors."
Mr. Phillip further added: "With my experience in the hedge fund and banking industries, I've had the opportunity to work with a variety of service providers and I wanted to join the best."