International Financial Data Services (IFDS), the international transfer agency joint venture between State Street Corporation and DST Systems, announced today the appointment of Stephen Ellis as Chief Operating Officer of IFDS' Canadian operations responsible for operations and client management.
Stephen will report to Debralee Goldberg, President and Chief Executive Officer.
Prior to joining IFDS, Stephen was Vice President of Treasury and Lending at the Credit Union of Central Ontario. Stephen has also held previous roles as Chief Operating Officer of Assante Canada, Vice President Deutsche Bank Canada and Group Vice President, Operations & Risk at ABN Amro Bank Canada.
IFDS provides market-leading service and technology solutions for fund companies, distributors, advisors and investors in Canada as well as Ireland, Luxembourg and the UK, and via Boston Financial Data Services to the U.S. market.
Debralee Goldberg, President & Chief Executive Officer, commented: "Stephen brings a wealth of expertise to IFDS. As our business continues to expand, Stephen's experience in banking and operations will greatly assist us to continue to provide operational and service excellence to our clients."
Stephen Ellis, Chief Operating Officer, commented: "I am delighted to join the team here at IFDS. I am looking forward to taking an executive role and being part of the team that ensures IFDS remains the market's leading provider of mutual fund record-keeping solutions."