Eze Castle Integration

Eze Castle Integration Expands West Coast Team with Addition of New Senior Service and Technology Directors

Boston, January 4, 2011 - Eze Castle Integration, Inc., a leading provider of IT services, technology and consulting to investment management firms, today announced the expansion of its West Coast team with the addition of Regional Service Director Michael (Mike) Hartig and Technology Director Zachary (Zach) Lehman. Both Hartig and Lehman previously served as hedge fund senior technology officers and bring extensive technology and client service expertise to Eze Castle Integration.

As service director of West Coast operations, Hartig will build upon the strong growth and success of Eze Castle’s Los Angeles and San Francisco operations to extend the company’s reach further within California and the West Coast region. In the role of technology director, Lehman’s primary focus is serving as a virtual chief technology officer to guide Eze Castle’s West Coast clients’ technology initiatives and ensure alignment with business priorities.

Hartig brings more than 16 years of technology and management experience to Eze Castle and most recently served as the chief technology officer at Seasons Capital Management. During his nearly four years at Seasons, Hartig managed the hedge fund’s technology infrastructure and IT operations. Previously, Hartig was service director of Eze Castle’s San Francisco office, overseeing the company’s service delivery.

Lehman is a 13-year technology expert who comes to Eze Castle from alternative investment advisor, Varde Partners, where he served as director of technology. While at Varde, Lehman successfully managed the firm’s technology initiatives across three countries. Prior to Varde, Lehman was the service director for Eze Castle’s Minnesota operations and was integral in launching the company’s San Francisco and Chicago offices.

“Eze Castle Integration is committed to providing our clients with outstanding IT services and access to the industry’s best and brightest technology professionals. Mike and Zach bring impressive backgrounds and a wealth of technical and hedge fund-specific expertise to Eze Castle. Their proven track records will make them major assets to our clients and further enhance our West Coast operations,” said Vinod Paul, managing director, Eze Castle Integration.

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About Eze Castle Integration
Eze Castle Integration (www.eci.com) is the leading provider of technology, consulting and IT services to the investment industry. The company’s products and services include Outsourced Technology Support and Consulting, Professional Services, Managed Services, Cloud Computing, Project Technology and Management, Telecommunications, Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery, Archiving, Storage, Colocation and Internet Service. Eze Castle Integration is headquartered in Boston and has offices in Chicago, Dallas, Geneva, London, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, San Francisco, Singapore and Stamford.