Fiserv (NASDAQ: FISV), the world's leading provider of financial services technology solutions, announced today that Charles Smith has rejoined the company as Vice President of Client Services for Investment Services, the leading platform provider for managed solutions including Separately Managed Accounts (SMAs) and Unified Managed Accounts (UMAs).
In this role, Smith will act as a client advocate ensuring that Fiserv meets the technology expectations of its clients and will also be responsible for building strong client relationships across Investment Services client base. In today's challenging environment, Smith's role will serve as yet another way in which Fiserv is sharing its breadth and depth of solutions experience with clients.
"Charles' proven success in developing some of Fiserv's most successful products, as well as his deep understanding of investment services and client needs, makes him a strong asset to our team," said Mike Gianoni, president, Investment Services from Fiserv. "Client services and satisfaction have always been our top priority at Fiserv - we will continue to strive to provide superior technology and expertise to help our clients excel in this difficult economic environment."
Smith has more than 15 years of experience in financial services and seven at the Investment Services group at Fiserv. Smith had served previously as vice president of product development for CheckFree Investment Services, and was responsible for product management, product strategy and development of the investment services product line. In that role he worked with many current Fiserv clients to develop tailored managed account solutions. Prior to his work at Fiserv, Smith spent nine years at Thomson Financial where his last position was as a senior product manager.