Broadridge Financial Solutions (NYSE:BR) today announced that Jose Contin has been appointed General Manager, Broadridge City Networks Emea, based in London.
Broadridge City Networks specializes in helping banks, broker-dealers, investment managers and corporate treasurers improve their operational efficiency and reduce risk through process automation and operational risk management solutions and services.
In his new role, Mr. Contin will focus on accelerating the growth of the business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Mr. Contin is relocating from New York where he previously headed a US Bank/Broker-Dealer Relationship Sales team for Broadridge.
"Jose is a talented executive who brings strong business development, people management and operational experience to the team," said Tom Carey, President, Securities Processing Solutions International, Broadridge. "His leadership will add value for our existing and prospective clients, and help drive the growth strategies of our business."
In his previous roles at Broadridge, Mr. Contin managed the account team that supported existing back-office clients and was responsible for developing and expanding client relationships. As a Global Relationship Manager, he was responsible for several of Broadridge's top revenue accounts. Prior to joining Broadridge in 2008, Jose spent 15 years in senior trading, client service and operations management roles at Morgan Stanley in both San Francisco and New York.
Mr. Contin joins the Broadridge EMEA management team at a time when its clients are faced with evolving challenges due to weak economic conditions and increased regulation. His industry knowledge and customer insights will be particularly instrumental in aligning Broadridge's strategy with the needs of the changing markets and growing its international businesses.