Broadridge Financial Solutions has appointed Mike Sleightholme as head of its asset management solutions business.
Broadridge Asset Management Solutions supports hedge funds, asset managers, family offices, private debt managers, private equity funds, prime brokers and fund administrators through the provision of technology and services to support investment operations.
Its solutions offering includes portfolio management, risk management, reference data management, data warehouse reporting, investment accounting, and private equity fund lifecycle management.
In his new role, Sleightholme will be responsible for driving the technology specialist’s global asset management business growth, as well as the strategic execution and delivery of client- and market-focused solutions.
Sleightholme previously served as CEO and general manager of SS&C Technologies’ DST Systems business.
Before this, he held several leadership positions at Citigroup over more than 20 years, including responsibility for its hedge fund services, the sale of that business to SS&C, and its subsequent integration.
Commenting on the appointment, Tom Carey, president of global technology and operations at Broadridge, says: “Mike brings to Broadridge extensive experience in driving business transformation and growth through innovation and a client-centric approach.
“He is a strong addition to our leadership team and his work will help us further develop the solutions that have enabled our clients to maximise transparency and automation in the investment management and private lending process.”
Sleightholme adds: “Broadridge’s investments in emerging technologies like blockchain and artificial intelligence and its focus on digitising operations for investment management clients were key reasons I was drawn to the role. I look forward to working with clients to help them achieve their goals, and to facilitating the next phase of Broadridge’s business growth.”
Interim president of Broadridge asset management solutions, Brian Crowley, will assume the role of chief operating officer of the asset management business. Reporting to Sleightholme, Crowley will be responsible for the execution of business’ day-to-day administrative and operational functions.