Tokyo, Japan, June 23, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- The Tokyo Apache and Evolution Capital Management are excited to announce Chris Hetherington as President of the Tokyo Apache organization. After graduating from Yale in 1996, Mr. Hetherington played American football in the National Football League for 11 years while completing executive education programs at the Wharton School of Business in Pennsylvania and the Harvard Business School. Mr. Hetherington then joined Evolution Capital Management, where he successfully managed two trading teams and traded four different Asian investment products. Hetherington’s experience in professional sports, finance and management make him an ideal leader for the Apache organization.
“Chris is a great leader with an immense passion for sports that will permeate through the entire Apache organization,” said Conor Neu, General Manager of the Tokyo Apache. “He is committed to developing a world-class organization for our fans, players, coaches and sponsors.” While in the NFL, Hetherington’s teammates voted him as their player representative on multiple occasions. As their team leader, Hetherington negotiated on behalf of his teammates with front office executives and league officials.
With Hetherington’s experience in the NFL and business, the Apache organization plans to create a professional atmosphere that fosters success. “Chris shares our vision to deliver an amazing game experience to the Apache fans and sponsors while competing for league championships,” explained Mr. Neu.
About Evolution Capital Management
Founded in 2002, Evolution is based in Los Angeles with offices in Hong Kong, London, Tokyo, and San Francisco. Evolution is a global investment organization specializing in the areas of Asset Management, Market-making and liquidity providing, and Enterprise Financial Software. Evolution’s global network currently employs more than 200 people.