“We are pleased to welcome Mike to our Board of Directors,” said Vicky Kyproglou, ISSA Chair. “Mike’s diverse experience and global outlook, along with his deep technology and operations expertise and Broadridge’s depth and scale, provide a strong perspective in helping further ISSA’s mission.”
International Securities Services Association (ISSA) is a Switzerland-headquartered association supporting the securities services industry. ISSA’s aims are on finding progressive solutions to mitigate risk, improve efficiency and effectiveness - from issuer through to investor. ISSA also provides broader thought leadership to help shape the future of the industry.
“I am honoured to be elected to the Board, to represent Broadridge, and I look forward to working together to drive value through best-in-class solutions that enable the securities services industry to improve efficiency, transparency and governance,” said Sleightholme. “ISSA’s work is closely aligned to Broadridge, and we have a shared focus on innovation through leveraging technology solutions to better enable firms to get ahead of today’s challenges and drive greater efficiency and effectiveness.”
As president of Broadridge International, Sleightholme is responsible for the company’s fast-growing front-to-back Trade Lifecycle Technology, Global Proxy and Asset Management Data and Technology businesses outside of North America, with a special focus on Europe and Asia. Before joining Broadridge he was Senior Vice President and General Manager of SS&C’s DST Systems. Prior to that, Sleightholme was the Global Head of the Hedge Fund Services business at Citi’s Alternative Investor Services and was based in Hong Kong for eight years, overseeing Citi’s Asset Servicing businesses. He also helped set up middle office operations for Legal and General Investments in London and developed the tri-party collateral management platform for Citi.
Broadridge Financial Solutions (NYSE: BR), a global Fintech leader with over $6 billion in revenues, provides the critical infrastructure that powers investing, corporate governance, and communications to enable better financial lives. We deliver technology-driven solutions that drive business transformation for banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers and public companies. Broadridge's infrastructure serves as a global communications hub enabling corporate governance by linking thousands of public companies and mutual funds to tens of millions of individual and institutional investors around the world. Our technology and operations platforms underpin the daily trading of more than $10 trillion of equities, fixed income and other securities globally. A certified Great Place to Work®, Broadridge is part of the S&P 500® Index, employing over 14,000 associates in 21 countries.