Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR), a provider of investor communications and technology solutions, today announced that it has appointed Stephanie Clarke to the role of senior vice president of Global Market Intelligence within its Mutual Fund and Retirement Solutions business. Her role, which will be based in London, follows several appointments made by Broadridge in March this year aimed at enhancing its Managed Data Service offering.
Clarke’s hire reaffirms Broadridge’s commitment to expand its competitive intelligence business after the acquisition of the Fiduciary Services and Competitive Intelligence Business from Thomson Reuters in 2015. The company’s intelligence solutions provide financial services firms with critical information to support distribution, product development and sales and marketing through the use of advanced analytics and data visualisation.
Clarke’s hire reaffirms Broadridge’s commitment to expand its competitive intelligence business.
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The latest appointment focused on Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia is part of Broadridge’s strategy to continue developing its analytics and market intelligence solutions for mutual fund manufacturers, ETF issuers and fund administrators globally.
Clarke will work with senior executives, service providers and distribution teams across the asset management industry to advance the state-of-the-art in data driven intelligence by increasing data granularity, transparency, frequency and market coverage. Her role will be to initially focus on expanding the content included in Broadridge’s global data analytics products, SalesWatch and FundFile, tracking cross-border and domestic funds and ETFs sold across the world.
Dan Cwenar, president of Broadridge’s data and analytics business, commented: “Stephanie Clarke’s appointment is a critical element of our strategy to become the world leader in global competitive intelligence. She will work closely with the global asset management community to shape the future direction and development of our content business in new markets. We’re delighted she is joining our team.”
Clarke brings with her over 20 years of experience in investment management industry intelligence. She has previously held roles at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, Mercury Asset Management, Sanwa Bank and most recently, as Global Head of Market Intelligence at BlackRock.