Newedge, a global leader in multi-asset brokerage and clearing, announced today the appointment of Peter Ward as Global Head of Marketing Communications, based in the company's New York office.
In his new role, Mr. Ward will be responsible for leading Newedge's marketing activities on a global scale. He will report directly to Kevin Russell, Global Head, Brand & Communications at Newedge, and work closely with the company's Business Line and regional leadership teams to coordinate advertising campaigns, create content for corporate publications, as well as develop event and digital strategies that engage clients, targets and key stakeholders to help drive top line revenue growth.
Mr. Ward previously was an independent marketing and communications consultant specializing in financial and professional services. Prior to consulting, Mr. Ward spent six years in a range of communication leadership roles at Greenwich Capital Markets and The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS).
"We will benefit from Peter's wealth of experience as he becomes a vital part of Newedge's global Brand & Communications leadership team," said Mr. Russell. "Our mission is to leverage Newedge's industry leading position, and continue to enhance our brand and reputation across the globe. Peter's appointment will be instrumental in helping us further engage the marketplace through traditional, as well as innovative, channels."