New appointments at Citi Securities Services & Issuer Services Operations
April 9, 2019

 

Brian Ovaert, Global Head of Securities Services Operations at Citi, has recently announced the following appointments in Securities Services & Issuer Services Operations.

Anders Akerberg joins as a Dublin-based Director and Global Head of Asset Servicing for Custody Operations responsible for corporate actions, income and client delivery teams in Citi service centres and all asset servicing staff globally.

Akerberg has over 20 years' experience in financial services and joins from BlackRock where he held the role of Head of US Corporate Actions. Prior to BlackRock, Akerberg spent ten years at State Street (merged from Investors Bank & Trust) where he managed asset servicing, and also served as a relationship manager both in the US and in Europe.

Rhys Thomas joins Citi as a London-based Director and Global Head of Tax Services. He is responsible for custody tax operations teams in Citi service centres as well global oversight. Thomas has over 30 years' experience in the securities services industry and joins from Northern Trust where he served for 11 years in a number of senior leadership positions within operations. Before Northern Trust, he spent 10 years at ABN Amro as a Director within investment banking operations.

Both men report to Sam Riley, Global Head of Custody Operations.

Jay Martin joins Securities Services & Issuer Services Operations as a Columbus, Ohio-based Managing Director and Global Head of Fund Administration Operations with responsibility for the strategy and leadership of Citi funds operations globally.

Martin joined Citi in 2011 and most recently served as North America Head of Custody and Fund Services. He is also the President of Citi Fund Services Ohio. He brings over 29 years of experience in the financial services industry and prior to joining Citi has held leadership roles with JP Morgan, SWIFT and The Bank of New York.





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Brian Ovaert, Global Head of Securities Services Operations at Citi, has recently announced the following appointments in Securities Services & Issuer Services Operations.

Anders Akerberg joins as a Dublin-based Director and Global Head of Asset Servicing for Custody Operations responsible for corporate actions, income and client delivery teams in Citi service centres and all asset servicing staff globally.

Akerberg has over 20 years' experience in financial services and joins from BlackRock where he held the role of Head of US Corporate Actions. Prior to BlackRock, Akerberg spent ten years at State Street (merged from Investors Bank & Trust) where he managed asset servicing, and also served as a relationship manager both in the US and in Europe.

Rhys Thomas joins Citi as a London-based Director and Global Head of Tax Services. He is responsible for custody tax operations teams in Citi service centres as well global oversight. Thomas has over 30 years' experience in the securities services industry and joins from Northern Trust where he served for 11 years in a number of senior leadership positions within operations. Before Northern Trust, he spent 10 years at ABN Amro as a Director within investment banking operations.

Both men report to Sam Riley, Global Head of Custody Operations.

Jay Martin joins Securities Services & Issuer Services Operations as a Columbus, Ohio-based Managing Director and Global Head of Fund Administration Operations with responsibility for the strategy and leadership of Citi funds operations globally.

Martin joined Citi in 2011 and most recently served as North America Head of Custody and Fund Services. He is also the President of Citi Fund Services Ohio. He brings over 29 years of experience in the financial services industry and prior to joining Citi has held leadership roles with JP Morgan, SWIFT and The Bank of New York.



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