Sionic, a UK-based consultancy, has appointed Sascha Calisan as a director in its asset management practice, where she will lead the firm’s distribution services capability. Calisan was previously head of fund distribution support at Northern Trust.
Mal Cullen has been appointed as CEO of CIBC Mellon. He will remain a member of the board of directors of CIBC Mellon Trust Company. Cullen will be returning to Canada to assume his new role. He replaces Steven Wolff, who will retire from CIBC Mellon effective December 30, 2022, after six years of leadership.…
SIX Digital Exchange has appointed Alexandre Kech as head of digital securities, based in Switzerland. He was most recently with Citi Ventures, where he launched and ran its blockchain & digital asset team.
Socium Fund Services, which C.I.-based Suntera Global acquired earlier this year, has appointed Matthew Reynolds as head of business development, Americas. He joins Socium from Sanne, now part of Apex.
Hazeltree, the U.S.-based provider of treasury and liquidity management technology for the alternative asset industry, has appointed Paul Higdon as chief technology officer. Higdon will report to Hazeltree CEO Tushar Amin. He joins from ION Treasury, where he was chief product officer.
Northern Trust has hired Barbara Doherty as a client executive in the asset servicing business, based in the U.S. She joins from BNY Mellon.
Craig Perrin has been appointed as chief sales officer at METACO, the Switzerland-based digital asset services provider. He joined METACO in 2021 from Standard Chartered Bank.
Taskize, the Euroclear-owned provider of inter-company workflow solutions to the financial services industry, has hired Alan Samuel as head of sales, based in London. Samuel was most recently chief sales officer of LSE listed low-latency cloud provider Beek’s Group. Prior to this, he was an account director at Equinix.
Opus Fund Services, a U.S.-based fund administrator, has appointed Robert Ansell as director, business development. Ansell joins Opus from Birdsong Capital Management.
Northern Trust has hired Alvin Chia as head of digital assets innovation for Asia Pacific. Based in Singapore, Chia is responsible for delivering innovations aligned to Northern Trust’s digital asset strategy to clients across the Asia-Pacific region. Chia reports to Justin Chapman, global head of digital assets and financial markets. Chia was most recently the…