Renaissance Institutional Management Taps Scanlan as New Chief

Matthew H. Scanlan has joined Renaissance Technologies LLC as Renaissance Institutional Management LLC’s president and CEO, the New York firm announced.

According to the announcement, Scanlan replaces Stephen Robert, former Chairman and CEO, who has retired from the firm. Scanlan will be responsible for overseeing the firm’s institutional client relationships and enhancing client service strategies.

Scanlan joins Renaissance from Barclays Global Investors where he was managing director, head of the Americas Institutional Business, the announcement said.

During his 12-year tenure at Barclay’s Global Investors, Scanlan served as a member of the Americas Executive Committee and the Global Investment Technology Executive Committee. He oversaw all client activities with respect to the Defined Benefit, Defined Contribution, Foundation & Endowment, and Taft-Hartley businesses in the United States, Canada and Latin America.