BNY ConvergEx, a trading technology provider and global agency brokerage, has appointed Sam Lundqvist as its new head of European transition management.
Lundqvist, who was previously head of European, African and Middle Eastern transition management at Russell Investments, will begin his new role in September and will be based in ConvergEx’s London offices.
“We are thrilled to have someone of Sam’s caliber join our transition management business,” said Kal Bassily, head of ConvergEx’s global transition management business, in a statement. “His years of industry experience, deeply established relationships and well deserved reputation as a trusted advisor will be a valuable asset to our clients and firm.”
Lundqvist succeeds Alex Johnstone, was has relocated to Johannesburg, South Africa to build ConvergEx’s global transition management business throughout sub-Saharan Africa.
“Alex’s new role comes at an exciting time for ConvergEx,” added Carey S. Pack, chief executive officer of BNY ConvergEx Execution Solutions. “This move places an experienced and high-quality resource in an important market so that we may work to grow and fortify local relationships.”