AllianceBernstein appoints Head of Investor Relations

Investment management firm AllianceBernstein (AB) has appointed Mark Griffin as Head of Investor Relations.

In this role, Griffin will oversee communications to the investment community, including both investors and sell-side equity research analysts. In addition to developing and maintaining external investor relationships, Griffin will interact across the firm's various business units, including the finance and legal teams, to identify main themes, strategic messaging and content. Griffin will report to John Weisenseel, Chief Financial Officer, and will be based in Nashville.

"We are eager to welcome Mark Griffin to our team," says Weisenseel. "As a veteran finance executive with decades of experience, Mark will drive the future success of our firm's investor communications strategies through his deep knowledge of the industry." 

Prior to joining AB, Griffin worked as the Senior Vice President of Finance, Data and Analytics at Episode Solutions. He previously held leadership roles at SpecialtyCare and Change Healthcare/Emdeon, in addition to research and financial roles at Santa Barbara Asset Management/Nuveen Investments, Alcoa, Inc. and Morgan Stanley. Griffin received his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and graduated with a BA in economics from Colby College.