IFDS Canada announces leadership change

Katherine MacMillan named President and CEO of IFDS Canada 
TORONTO, May 20, 2014 /CNW/ - International Financial Data Services (IFDS), a 
leading global provider of technology and outsource services to the financial 
services industry, recently announced the appointment of Katherine MacMillan 
as President and CEO of IFDS Canada.  She will be based in Toronto. 
Ms. MacMillan takes over for Debralee Goldberg, who was recently named 
President of DST's U.S. Investment Recordkeeping organization. 
"We are delighted to welcome Katherine as the new leader of our Canadian 
operations," said Simon Hudson-Lund, Executive Chairman, IFDS.  "Given our 
increasingly global client base, Katherine's wealth of international 
experience will play a pivotal role in ensuring the continued success of IFDS 
in Canada." 
Prior to IFDS, Katherine spent over 15 years at Manulife Financial, where she 
held various leadership roles. In her last role at Manulife, Katherine served 
as Executive Vice President & General Manager, leading teams across Canada, 
the United States, the Philippines and India with full accountability for 
strategy and continued growth of the John Hancock Retirement Plan Services 
business. Katherine was also honored as one of Canada's top leaders in the 
"Top 40 under 40" program, a national program that uniquely celebrates the 
achievements of 40 Canadians in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. 
"I want to build upon IFDS' success to generate new opportunities for the 
future, to ensure we stay at the forefront of our field," said Ms. MacMillan. 
"I am tremendously pleased to be leading IFDS at this exciting stage of the 
organization's history." 
IFDS continues to be recognized for innovative solutions, technology and for 
its corporate social responsibility. IFDS has recently been honoured with the 
Custody Risk Americas award for "Technology Innovation of the Year" and was 
the "Business Intelligence Leader" winner at the Ventana Research Leadership 
Awards. In 2013, IFDS won a Silver Stevie Award for "Corporate Social 
Responsibility Program of the Year," and two Bronze Stevies for "Client 
Service Team of the Year" and "B2B Marketing Campaign of the Year." 
About IFDS:  International Financial Data Services is recognised as a 
world-leading provider of outsourcing and technology solutions to the 
financial services industry. IFDS' services are provided to a wide range of 
global asset managers, wealth managers, platform providers, insurers, and life 
companies. We support more than 45.9 million investor and policy holder 
accounts for over 360 financial organisations across Asia-Pacific, Europe, and 
North America. The IFDS enterprise employs in excess of 7,900 experienced 
individuals located throughout Canada, Ireland, Luxembourg, the United Kingdom 
and the United States of America. IFDS is a 50/50 joint venture between, 
Boston-based State Street Corporation, one of the world's leading providers of 
financial services to institutional investors, and Kansas City, Missouri-based 
DST Systems Inc., a leading provider of information processing and software 
services and products to companies around the world. Figures as March 31, 
2014. For more information visit www.ifdsgroup.com.

SOURCE  International Financial Data Services 
Media Contacts: Lianne Barone, Director, Marketing & Communications, 
International Financial Data Services, +1 416-506-8015, lbarone@ifdsgroup.com; 
Sara Murshed / Sara Lyons, MHP Communications, 020 3128 8818 / 8519, 
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