Ramona Heine will serve as first woman appointed to company board
New York, 3 October 2019 – MUFG Investor Services, the global asset servicing arm of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, has announced the appointment of Ramona Heine as Non-Executive Director for the board of MUFG Investor Services Holdings Limited, the organization’s holding company. She is the first woman appointed to the 6-member board.
In this role, Mrs. Heine will be focused on shaping the firm’s acquisition and growth strategy, helping to develop and achieve MUFG’s vision for the future while ensuring the highest quality corporate governance. She will be based in New York and will join the board effective immediately.
“We are thrilled to have Ramona join the board of MUFG Investors Services Holdings Limited. Her extensive experience in the asset management and asset servicing industry as well as her expertise in first rate governance will enable us to further enhance our client offering in a strategic and sustainable manner.” said John Sergides, Chief Executive Officer of MUFG Investor Services. “Ramona’s appointment reflects our commitment to providing our clients with best-in-class services through the inclusion of industry experts of all backgrounds and diversification of the expertise and perspectives of our corporate leaders. We look forward to all her contributions to the board and to MUFG Investor Services.”
Mrs. Heine is the Principle and Co-Founder of Heine & Kim Fiduciary Partners LLC and joins MUFG with more than 20 years of experience in the asset management industry. She previously spent 11 years at UBS Asset Management, most recently as Managing Director, where she was responsible for the firm’s global pricing strategy across all investment capabilities, proprietary capital management, product strategy, and product development for alternatives.
“I worked closely with MUFG Investor Services while I was at UBS and saw their high caliber client offerings first-hand and what makes them among the most well-respected asset servicing businesses in the industry. I am honored to be a part of the advisory team and to have the opportunity to help lead the organization,” said Mrs. Heine. “I look forward to helping refine the vision put forth by the board and lay out a road map for MUFG Investor Services as we continue to innovate and grow to best support clients.”
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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 $2.7 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 depository 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 Investor Services currently provides administration services for over 2,075 funds across all investment strategies, asset types and fund structures. We have over $580bn in assets under administration.