About a-team Marketing Services
The leading knowledge platform for the financial technology industry
The leading knowledge platform for the financial technology industry

A-Team Insight Blogs

ConvergEx Appoints Jim Karelas Head of Asia-Pacific Transition Management

Subscribe to our newsletter

ConvergEx Group, a leading technology company, today announced that Jim Karelas has joined the firm as head of Asia-Pacific Transition Management. In his new role, Mr. Karelas is based in Sydney, Australia and reports to Kal Bassily, head of Global Transition Management.

“Jim brings with him many years of experience in the transition management space, excellent product knowledge and a wealth of relationships,” said Mr. Bassily. “He joins us at a time when we expect to achieve tremendous growth in Asia and Australia.”

Mr. Karelas was previously with J.P. Morgan in Sydney, where he was responsible for establishing the company’s transition management capabilities throughout Australia and Asia. Before that, he held a number of relevant positions at MLC Investment Management and State Street.

With a dedicated team of transition management professionals worldwide, ConvergEx’s experience and world-class expertise provide clients with customized transition strategies that can preserve assets, minimize market impact, manage risk and minimize cost.

ConvergEx recently received three Best-in-Class honors in PLANSPONSOR magazine’s 2010 Transition Management Survey.

Subscribe to our newsletter

Related content

WEBINAR

Recorded Webinar: Managing data for the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB)

You can listen to the recording of this webinar by registering on this page. The January 1, 2022 compliance deadline for Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) regulation may be three years out, but if your organisation is within scope of the rules, the time to address their data management challenges is now. Will...

BLOG

Charles River Names Caroline O’Shaughnessy as Head of EMEA

Charles River Development (CRD), a State Street Company, has appointed Caroline O’Shaughnessy as senior vice president and head of EMEA with responsibility for all business oversight within the region and collaboration with State Street Alpha, State Street’s global front-to-back office platform. O’Shaughnessy joins CRD, provider of the Charles River Investment Management Solution, from the London...

EVENT

Virtual Data Management Summit London (Redirected)

Now in its 8th year, the Data Management Summit (DMS) in London explores the shift to the new world where data is redefining the operating model and firms are seeking to unlock value via data transformation projects for enterprise gain and competitive edge.

GUIDE

Entity Data Management & the LEI

Just over a year since the Financial Stability Board handed over leadership and direction of the interim Global Legal Entity Identifier System – or GLEIS – to the Regulatory Oversight Committee (ROC) of the LEI the entity identifier is being used for reporting under European Market Infrastructure Regulation. This report discusses recent developments in the...