Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR), a provider of investor communications and technology solutions, today announced the appointment of two senior leaders to its executive team in Asia Pacific. David Becker joins the company as Head of Asia Pacific and Yoshiyuki Hoshino joins as chief operating officer of Japan.
Both appointments bring to Broadridge solid financial services experience and deep industry knowledge.
The latest additions to the senior executive team follow a series of other key appointments at Broadridge in March this year, in a move to enhance its Managed Data Service offering.
The new additions are in response to increasing demand from banks, brokers, asset managers and corporations in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region for technology and communications solutions to transform their operations, meet local regulatory requirements and to position them for future growth globally.
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Becker’s role will be to oversee all Broadridge’s operations in APAC, focusing on strategic business growth and client solutions. Based in Singapore, he will manage the business and teams across the region.
Becker joins Broadridge with a 32 year track record in business development across diverse financial services institutions. He has extensive experience managing scalable business operations across Asia, building long-term relationships with financial institutions and leading strategic acquisition and merger projects. Prior to joining Broadridge, he held a series of senior management positions including managing director at Thomson Reuters, Asia.
Yoshiyuki Hoshino will be responsible for working closely with clients to develop, customise and implement Broadridge solutions in accordance with the rapidly-evolving regulatory landscape in Japan.
Hoshino brings with him over 30 years experience in banking operations, having held senior operations roles at investment banks including Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Securities, Merrill Lynch and Barclays. He is a co-chair for the OMGEO Asia Pacific Advisory Counsel, and previously served as director of the board for the Japan Securities Clearing Corporation (JSCC). Tokyo-based Hoshino will report to Becker.
Both appointments bring to Broadridge solid financial services experience and deep industry knowledge which will help strengthen the company’s client relationships, expand its solution offerings as well as leading its growth strategy in support of its expanding APAC footprint.