Wout Kalis has been named Head of Asia Pacific for Broadridge Asset Management Solutions by industry pioneer and NYSE: BR stock Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. Wout will be in charge of driving revenue growth and product expansion while supporting Broadridge’s strategic asset management initiatives in Asia. He will be in charge of day-to-day operations and give the area senior asset management leadership.
“Wout brings to Broadridge extensive industry and regional leadership experience. This newly created role reflects the importance of Asia-Pacific to the global growth of Asset Management for Broadridge. Along with recent hires in client services and sales, we are materially increasing our presence in Asia-Pacific by boosting our ability to serve clients and win new business,” said Mike Sleightholme, President of Broadridge Asset Management Solutions. “Broadridge has been operating in Asia for over 25 years and Wout’s appointment comes at a time when we are seeing increasing demand for our services reflected by Asia’s AUM growth outlook.”
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“I am excited to join Broadridge to help our clients digitize their operations and drive the next phase of Broadridge’s business growth in Asia Pacific,” said Wout Kalis. “APAC’s asset management industry growth is outpacing other regions across alternative and traditional sectors. Growth across private markets, hedge funds and family offices in particular makes this an exciting time to join a technology leader that is enabling digital transformation in these markets.”
With considerable regional leadership expertise in the fintech and fund administration sectors in APAC, Wout joins Broadridge. Wout most recently worked at BNY Mellon as the regional head of alternative investment services. He was in charge of expanding the company’s presence in Asia in this capacity, as well as developing their capabilities, bringing on new clients, and cross-selling other services. Wout also held executive positions in Citco, SS&C, Citibank, and HSBC.
Leading regional asset management companies like PAG, Swiss-Asia Group, and Tairen Capital employ Broadridge’s Asset Management Solutions. With the technology and services needed to run investment operations, Broadridge provides support to hedge funds, asset managers, family offices, private debt/CLO managers, private equity funds, prime brokers, and fund administrators. Portfolio management, order management, risk management, reference data management, data warehouse reporting, reconciliation functions, investment accounting, and private equity fund lifecycle management are all included in the modular suite of solutions. The solution set supports business transformation, efficiency improvement, product innovation speed, data accuracy and visibility improvement, and risk management.
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