Sad to report.
Bloomberg News reports that he died Wednesday at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, Brian Beades, a spokesman for the company, said in a telephone interview. The cause was colon cancer, which was diagnosed about four years ago.
Hallac spent 27 years at the firm, the world’s largest money manager, rising to co-president in April 2014, a position he shared with Rob Kapito.
'Charlie was not only my partner for many years, but also a trusted and valued friend', Laurence Fink, BlackRock’s chairman and chief executive officer, said in a statement. 'He was a visionary who embodied our culture and was truly the heart and soul of BlackRock'.
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