Omgeo, a post-trade, pre-settlement trade management services provider, has announced the addition of seven new members to its European advisory board, bringing the total number of members to 23.
The seven new members are Cecilia McCann, SEB wealth management in Stockholm, Jeremy Franklin, Citigroup in London, Mark Headings, Deutsche Bank in London, Simon Cleary, Brown Brothers Harriman in London, Danny Gordon, Franklin Templeton in Edinburgh, Andrea Marchesi, Arca in Milan, Eddy Confiac, Natixis in Paris.
Omgeo operates four regional advisory boards in the Americas, EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), Asia and Australia. The worldwide programme is represented by an appropriate balance of large and small investment managers, broker/dealers and custodians who are actively using Omgeo's services or are participants in other industry associations.
The co-chairs of the Group include David Kane, senior vice president, JP Morgan worldwide securities services, Simon Haggerty, executive director, UBS and Alan Plom, head of operations, institutional fund services Europe, HSBC securities services. Simon Haggerty comments, "We are very pleased to welcome these seven new members to Omgeo's EMEA advisory board. With their broad securities industry expertise and knowledge, the board's perspective on market issues is further strengthened."
"The advisory board's role allows Omgeo to effectively engage with its clients, as well as the industry, helping to guide future product development and direction," he continues. "Moreover, the board's structure, whereby the different members come from a wide range of organisations and regions, provides a diverse community. In particular, the addition of these pan-European members will support Omgeo's increased focus on the European market in the coming months."