LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., January 18, 2016 – Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR) announces the appointment of Frieda Lewis to Managing Director, Chief Commercial Diversity Officer at Broadridge.
In her expanded role at Broadridge, Lewis will focus on advancing the company’s diversity and inclusion efforts by developing and executing a strategy that enables Broadridge to better understand and serve its diverse, global marketplace.
Lewis joined Broadridge in 2008, serving as Managing Director, Global Relationship Management. In addition to her responsibilities in Relationship Management, Lewis has demonstrated a long-term commitment to Broadridge's diversity and inclusion initiatives. She is credited with launching the Women's Leadership Forum at Broadridge, and is a member of Broadridge’s Executive Diversity Committee. Outside of Broadridge, Lewis is a member of the Board of the Women's Bond Club, Governing Member of the Wall Street Women's Alliance, member of the SIFMA Diversity Board and a member of the Bank Insurance & Securities Diversity Board.
“The best business practices are made better through diversity of people, opinion, and inclusion,” said Chris Perry, President of Global Sales, Marketing and Client Solutions, Broadridge. “Frieda will help Broadridge build on its progress in integrating diversity into every aspect of our business—including our workforce, clients, suppliers, products, and services—to improve our relationships with clients and prospects, and the overall client and stakeholder experience.”
“The future of diversity leadership is enabling colleagues to better engage clients and the community, which will drive business growth and improve the bottom line,” said Frieda Lewis, Managing Director, Chief Commercial Diversity Officer at Broadridge.
Prior to joining Broadridge, Lewis spent 25 years in the financial services industry, holding senior executive positions at Sun Life Financial and Mellon Financial. She had a 16 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.
Broadridge has long been recognized for its diversity and inclusion efforts, including being named one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality” for five consecutive years by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. The company was named to Fortune Magazine’s 2016 list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” and was also ranked among the 30 “Best Companies to Work for in New York State” for nine consecutive years by the New York State Society for Human Resource Management.
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR) is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for banks, broker-dealers, mutual funds and corporate issuers. Broadridge’s investor and customer communications, securities processing and managed services solutions help clients reduce their capital investments in operations infrastructure, allowing them to increase their focus on core business activities. With over 50 years of experience, Broadridge’s infrastructure underpins proxy voting services for over 90% of public companies and mutual funds in North America, and processes on average over $5 trillion in equity and fixed income trades per day. Broadridge employs approximately 10,000 associates in 16 countries. For more information about Broadridge, please visit www.broadridge.com.