Index and risk management analytics provider MSCI Barra has hired Jose Menchero as senior researcher and executive director, focusing on factor modeling and based at the vendor's Berkeley, Calif. office. Menchero was previously head of quantitative research at Thomson Financial, responsible for constructing the Thomson Multi-factor Global Equity Risk Model, and has also served as a Professor of Physics at the University of Rio de Janeiro.

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