Bermuda, 23 May 2016 – MUFG Investor Services, the global asset servicing arm of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, has appointed McAllister (Mac) Kirschner as Global Head of Client Relationship Management.
Mac will be responsible for deepening relationships with existing clients across MUFG Investor Services’ alternative asset servicing platform. He will work in close partnership with client managers to develop client strategy and ensure continued client satisfaction throughout the investment lifecycle.
With more than 15 years of experience in platform development, client management and product administration, Mac will also drive market intelligence across the asset servicing business and assist sales and client development teams with both new and incremental business pipelines. He will report to John Sergides, Managing Director, Global Head of Business Development & Marketing, in New York.
Mac joins from BlackRock, where he was managing director in its Global Fund Services business, overseeing operational teams responsible for shareholder servicing, fund administration and trade operations. He joined BlackRock in 2007 following the acquisition of the fund of funds business of Quellos Group, where he served as an associate director focusing on client relations.
The announcement follows the recent appointments of Mark Catalano who joined from Atlas Fund Services, Michael McCabe from BNY Mellon’s Alternative Investment Services business and Daniel Trentacosta from Och-Ziff Capital Management Group.
John commented: “Mac’s extensive experience in managing operations and client relationships in the alternative investment industry is a huge asset to our business. His appointment is another important step in our strategy to grow organically and continue to provide high-quality asset servicing solutions to our clients. We are excited to have him on board and look forward to strengthening our client-centric offering across our asset servicing platform.”
Mac Kirschner, Global Head of Client Relationship Management, MUFG Investor Services, added: “As a former evaluator of asset servicing platforms I’ve experienced MUFG Investor Services’ commitment to exceptional client service first hand. It truly is industry leading, and I look forward to strengthening this quality in my new role.
“Our aim is not just to be a provider but a valued partner, helping our clients achieve their growth ambitions.”
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About MUFG Investor Services
MUFG Investor Services provides asset servicing solutions to clients globally. Leveraging the financial and intellectual capital of MUFG – one of the largest banks in the world with $2.4 trillion in assets – we provide clients access to a range of leading solutions from fund administration, middle-office outsourcing, custody, foreign exchange, fund of hedge fund financing, trustee services and depositary to securities lending and other banking services.
MUFG has 90 years of custody experience, 350 years of banking history and has run a global securities lending program for 20 years. MUFG currently provides administration services for over 2,400 funds across all investment strategies, asset types and fund structures.