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
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
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
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