Meet the executives who lead our company.
Richard J. Daly is our Chief Executive Officer and has been a member of our Board of Directors since 2007. Prior to the March 2007 spin-off of Broadridge from ADP, Mr. Daly served as Group President of the Brokerage Services Group of ADP, as a member of the Executive Committee and a Corporate Officer of ADP since June 1996. In his role as President, he shared the responsibility of running the Brokerage Services Group with John Hogan and was directly responsible for our Investor Communication Solutions business. Mr. Daly joined ADP in 1989, as Senior Vice President of the Brokerage Services Group, following the acquisition by ADP of the proxy services business he founded. Mr. Daly is a member of the Board of Trustees of New York Institute of Technology and is a member of the Advisory Board of the National Association of Corporate Directors (“NACD”).
Mr. Hogan is our President. In September 2013, the Board accepted Mr. Hogan’s resignation as President of Broadridge effective December 31, 2013. Mr. Hogan will continue at the Company in a nonofficer role. In addition to his role as President of the Company, Mr. Hogan served as our Chief Operating Officer from 2007 until September 2012. Prior to the spin-off, he served as Group President of the Brokerage Services Group of ADP and as a member of the Executive Committee and a Corporate Officer of ADP, positions he held since June 1996. In his role as President, he shared the responsibility of running the Brokerage Services Group with Mr. Daly and was directly responsible for our Securities Processing Solutions and Clearing and Outsourcing Solutions businesses. He joined ADP in 1993 as Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of the Proxy Services business.
Mr. Gokey is our Corporate Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Gokey was appointed to the role of Chief Operating Officer in September 2012. Mr. Gokey’s responsibilities include our Securities Processing Solutions segment, and overall growth initiatives including strategy, mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, and other growth-related activities. Prior to his appointment as Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Gokey’s title was Corporate Senior Vice President, Chief Corporate Development Officer. Prior to joining Broadridge in 2010, Mr. Gokey was President of the Retail Tax business at H&R Block from 2004. Previously, Mr. Gokey spent 13 years at McKinsey and Company, a global consulting firm, most recently as a partner of the firm. At McKinsey, Mr. Gokey served over two dozen Fortune 500 and 1000 companies primarily in the financial services industry. He also led McKinsey’s North American Financial Services Marketing Practice.
Mr. Amsterdam is our Corporate Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. Mr. Amsterdam is responsible for all legal matters related to the Company. Prior to the spin-off, he served as Associate General Counsel and Staff Vice President of ADP since January 2006. Mr. Amsterdam joined ADP in 1991 as Corporate Counsel responsible for the Brokerage Services business. In 1994, he was promoted to Senior Corporate Counsel of ADP. Mr. Amsterdam was promoted in 1996 to Assistant General Counsel and then again in 2002 to Associate General Counsel of ADP.
Ms. Certoma is our President of Wealth and Brokerage Processing Solutions. She oversees the product and technology strategy as well as development and end-to-end service delivery for our suite of wealth and brokerage processing solutions. Her responsibilities include Equity, Option and Mutual Fund Securities Processing, Business Process Management, Advisor / Investor Desktop Services, Performance Reporting and Managed Data Services. Prior to joining Broadridge in 2009, Ms. Certoma was the Chief Information Officer for the Corporate and Investment Bank at Wachovia Corp. She also has held senior leadership positions in Technology & Operations with Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, Lehman Brothers and First Boston.
Ms. Charbonnier is our Corporate Vice President, Human Resources. She is responsible for all aspects of human resources within Broadridge. She joined the Company in August 2008 and was promoted to her current role in June 2009. Prior to joining Broadridge, Ms. Charbonnier held many senior human resource positions at PepsiCo, Inc. in the United States, Canada and Mexico over a 13-year period. In her last role at PepsiCo, she was the Vice President of Talent Sustainability PepsiCo Foods and she led the talent management strategy and implementation for PepsiCo’s largest division.
Mr. Dampeer is our Corporate Vice President, U.S. Investor Communication Solutions. He is responsible for our U.S. regulatory communication services, and for transaction reporting and electronic communication services. Prior to the appointment to his current role in 2012, Mr. Dampeer served as the head of our U.S. regulatory communications services including post-sale fulfillment from 2009. Mr. Dampeer joined ADP’s Brokerage Services Group in 2000 as Vice President, Client Services. Prior to that, he held a variety of senior management positions at companies providing outsourcing services.
Mr. DeSchutter is our Corporate Vice President, U.S. Regulatory and Digital Communications. Mr. DeSchutter’s responsibilities include our U.S. regulatory communication services (proxy and prospectus) and our digital strategy. Prior to the appointment to his current role in 2012, Mr. DeSchutter was responsible for our customer communication services from 2009, including transaction reporting, electronic communications, document management, and new account processing solutions. Mr. DeSchutter was the Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer for Broadridge, responsible for mergers and acquisitions and strategy, from 2007 to 2009. Prior to the spin-off, Mr. DeSchutter served as Vice President of Corporate Development for ADP from 2002 until he was promoted to Staff Vice President of Corporate Development in 2006. Prior to joining ADP in 2002, he was Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions at Lehman Brothers focusing on the technology sector.
Mr. Dignam is our President of the Canadian Securities Processing Solutions business. He is responsible for the securities processing business in Canada that encompasses a wide variety of clients supported by strategic business solutions. Mr. Dignam joined ADP’s Brokerage Services Business in 1981 shortly after the opening of their Canadian business. Prior to his current position he was actively involved in many client implementations across Canada as well as managing the Client Services Division. Since assuming the role of President, he has helped Broadridge expand its market share in Canada through the acquisition and integration of Dataphile Software and many other strategic business initiatives.
Mr. Hopkins is our President of the Securities Processing Solutions Fixed Income & Risk Business. The Fixed Income Business is the market leader in its segment. He joined ADP’s Brokerage Services Business in 2005. Prior to this role, he served as Group Vice President for Gartner Inc. and served as executive champion for the Outsourcing/Off-shoring and Business Process Management practice areas. Mr. Hopkins also served AT&T in various roles including Global Network Operations Vice President, Global Business Strategy & Development, and Product Management and Marketing.
Mr. Kalenka is our Corporate Vice President, Global Procurement and Facilities. In addition to being responsible for global procurement and facilities, he is responsible for the operations of our Investor Communication Solutions business. Mr. Kalenka joined ADP’s Brokerage Services Business in 1992 in the Investor Communication Services Division as Director of Finance. He was promoted to Vice President of Operations of the Investor Communication Services Division in 1994, and again as Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of the Investor Communication Services Division in 1999.
Laxmikanth is our Managing Director in India. He is responsible for delivery of product development and operations from our India-based centers across our Investor Communications and Securities Processing Solutions businesses. His leadership spans execution, product and technical innovation and business strategy. Prior to the spin-off of Broadridge from ADP, he was part of the executive leadership team of ADP India since 1999. He was responsible for the delivery of Information Technology solutions and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services across all businesses verticals of ADP. Laxmikanth is a pioneer of the global delivery model in India having established and run multiple companies over three decades such as ADP India, DE Shaw India and Intergraph India.
Ms. Lewis currently serves as the Chief Diversity Officer working to enhance the company's record of diversity both inside and outside the organization. She serves as a business catalyst, executing a diversity strategy that enables Broadridge to win in the global marketplace. In addition, Ms. Lewis is the Managing Director, Global Relationship Management, responsible for coordinating significant global relationships that cross multiple lines of business. Her goal is to deepen and extend the client relationship through understanding their strategic thinking and tactical needs. Ms. Lewis joined Broadridge in 2008, with over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. Throughout her career, Ms. Lewis has held senior executive positions at Sun Life Financial and Mellon Financial. She had a sixteen year tenure with Fleet Financial Group, where she served as President and CEO of Fleet Brokerage Securities and its wholly owned subsidiary Fleet Clearing Corporation.
Mr. Marchesani is our Corporate Vice President, Securities Processing Solutions. He is responsible for our global technology and outsourcing solutions, including strategy, business development, product management, global solutions delivery and account management. His experience spans all aspects of capital markets and investment management technology and operations, including application development, product management, conversions and client services. Mr. Marchesani joined Broadridge in 1992, when it was a division of ADP, and has served in various roles of increasing responsibility within our Securities Processing Solutions business.
Mr. Scavelli is our Corporate Vice President, Investor Communication Solutions- Mutual Funds. He is responsible for the mutual fund solutions businesses of our Investor Communication Solutions segment. Mr. Scavelli joined ADP’s Brokerage Services Business in 1997 as Vice President of Business Development. In 1999, he was promoted to Senior Vice President and General Manager of Information Distribution Services, and again in 2008 as Senior Vice President and General Manager of mutual fund services. In 2009, Mr. Scavelli was promoted to his current role.
Mr. Schifellite is our Corporate Senior Vice President, Investor Communication Solutions. He is responsible for the bank, broker-dealer and corporate issuer solutions businesses of our Investor Communications segment. Mr. Schifellite joined ADP’s Brokerage Services Business in 1992 as Vice President, Client Services. In 1996, he was promoted to Senior Vice President and General Manager of Investor Communication Services. In 2011, Mr. Schifellite’s title was changed from Corporate Vice President to Corporate Senior Vice President of Broadridge.
Ms.Shelley is our Chief Marketing Officer. She manages the global marketing function, leading product marketing, branding, public relations and digital and social media marketing. She oversees the company’s thought leadership strategy, company branding and marketing campaigns to build a leadership position in the marketplace. Prior to joining Broadridge in 2010, Ms. Shelley spent ten years in Executive leadership roles at Capital One, Citibank and JP Morgan Chase, most recently as EVP of Marketing at Capital One’s retail bank. Ms. Shelley has broad functional experience in business strategy, marketing, product management and building and restructuring businesses. Ms. Shelley is also a member of the Board of Directors of Green Bank, a private-equity owned bank in Houston, Texas.