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Broadridge Financial Solutions, a leading corporate services company founded in 2007, has announced the appointment of Alastair McGill as General Manager of its Messaging, Reconciliation, and Connectivity solutions business (MRC).
McGill is a financial technology sector veteran with 25 years of experience, having spent 10 years on the Management Board of SmartStream Technologies in a variety of positions including; Executive Vice President Global Business Development & Alliances, Executive Vice President Asia Pacific, and Chief Marketing Officer.
He joins Broadridge from four years at Cashfac Technologies, where he was responsible for leading the company’s global Sales, Product Consulting, Marketing and Business Development operations. At Broadridge, McGill will be responsible for the strategy and execution of the MRC business, based in London and reporting to Tom Carey, President of Broadridge International.
The MRC business at Broadridge delivers operational efficiencies, business controls, and mitigates risk for financial services firms ranging from asset and wealth managers to investment banks and broker-dealers, as well as treasury groups for corporates across industry segments.
Broadridge has been very active in mergers & acquisitions deals, having recently bought the European fund market specialist MackayWilliams, which provides proprietary sentiment and brand data from over 1,000 annual fund buyer interviews via its flagship solution, Fund Buyer Focus. The deal broadened the scope of Broadridge’s “Global Market Intelligence” analytics platform, which analyses over 82,000 mutual funds and ETFs globally.
In March 2018, the company acquired Israeli firm ActivePath to accelerate its digital adoption as its unique technology enhances client’s experience associated with consumer statements, bills and regulatory communications.