Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR), a provider of investor communications and technology solutions, has announced the launch of its new Solutions Partner Program. The program is a global channel sales initiative which allows consulting, technology and servicing firms to offer expanded technology solutions that leverage the company’s suite of products and services, and resell its solutions into selected customer accounts.
Broadridge, which recently entered into a strategic alliance with LiquidX to connect finance professionals with the capital markets and expand its customer reach, has hired 20-year industry veteran Ira Newman to head up the program.
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Broadridge’s Solutions Partner Program provides a flexible forum for its partners to develop new offerings, explore common customers and reach new clients. It offers partner firms global access to technology solutions across Wealth Management, Asset Management, Capital Markets and Corporate Issuer segments and the ability to form strategic long-term partnerships with a set of sales enablement resources, technical training services and financial benefits package.
Chris Perry, president of Global Sales, Marketing and Solutions at Broadridge commented: “The Broadridge Solutions Partner Program provides an excellent foundation of collaboration designed to drive customer success, strengthen distribution networks and accelerate sales growth.”
Ira Newman will be tasked with creating a formalised global channel sales program, leveraging Broadridge’s global sales team combined with key business partners to deliver core solutions and value to financial institutions. He joins Broadridge with a background in technology, consulting and channel sales within financial services having previously held roles at Informatica Software, PricewaterhouseCoopers, CA Technologies and EMC Consulting. He will report to Tim McConnell, senior vice president and head of the Strategic Solutions Group.