ConvergEx, a premier provider of investment technology solutions and global agency brokerage services, today announced that Sam Lundqvist will join ConvergEx as head of European Transition Management.
Mr. Lundqvist will begin in September and will be based in London.
"We are thrilled to have someone of Sam's caliber join our transition management business," said Kal Bassily, CFA and head of ConvergEx's Global Transition Management business. "His years of industry experience, deeply established relationships and well deserved reputation as a trusted advisor will be a valuable asset to our clients and firm."
Previously, Mr. Lundqvist was head of European, African and Middle Eastern Transition Management at Russell Investments.
Mr. Lundqvist succeeds ConvergEx veteran Alex Johnstone, who has relocated to Johannesburg, South Africa to build out ConvergEx's Global Transition Management business throughout Sub-Saharan Africa.
"Alex's new role comes at an exciting time for ConvergEx," commented Carey S. Pack, chief executive officer of BNY ConvergEx Execution Solutions. "This move places an experienced and high-caliber resource in an important market so that we may work to grow and fortify local relationships. Both Sam and Alex's appointments showcase our commitment to expanding ConvergEx's business around the world by staying close to our clients."