SEI (NASDAQ:SEIC) today announced that Dr. Alison Vincent has been appointed as an independent non-executive director on the board of its UK subsidiary, SEI Investments (Europe) Limited (SIEL).
Alison joins other independent non-executive directors Diane Seymour-Williams and Robert Goldspink on the board. In addition to her board responsibilities, Alison will serve as a member of the Nomination, Remuneration, Risk and Audit and Compliance Committees of SIEL.
Bringing more than 30 years’ experience in global businesses to the role, Alison is a significant appointment to SIEL’s board. She is a respected thought leader with expertise in technology innovation, cybersecurity and software engineering. In addition to roles at NDS, Micro Focus and IBM, Alison was Cisco System’s Chief Technology Officer for the UK and Ireland and also served as Global Chief Information Security Officer for the HSBC Group. She was honoured as one of the Top Influential Women in UK Information Technology in 2019 and was recently named as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.
Patrick Disney, Chairman of SIEL’s board, said:
“I am delighted to welcome Alison to SIEL’s board. Her impressive experience as a senior leader in both technology and financial services businesses is particularly relevant to SEI, and we have no doubt that she will be a significant asset to the board. In her role, Alison will be able to provide invaluable and expert input to SIEL. The board welcomes her experience and insight, and we look forward to working with her.”
Dr. Alison Vincent, commented:
“I am very pleased to be joining the SIEL board as an independent Non-Executive Director. I was attracted to SEI because of their long history of innovation in both the technology and asset management spaces, and I look forward to using my experience to provide valuable input to the board as the UK business continues to grow.”