Omgeo, the global standard for post-trade efficiency, today announced the appointment of Clare Fraser as managing director of strategy. In this role, Fraser will be responsible for driving Omgeo’s growth by identifying new market opportunities and overseeing the global marketing function, while providing strategic guidance on the firm’s business worldwide. Fraser is based in London and reports to Marianne Brown, president and CEO at Omgeo.
Fraser joins Omgeo with over 15 years’ experience in financial markets, most recently at HSBC Securities Services where she was global head of strategy based in London. Prior to this role, she was based in Hong Kong and was responsible for developing and refining the strategic direction of HSBC Securities Services in Asia.
Before joining HSBC in 2006, Fraser worked at the European Commission in Brussels and held strategy and investment banking roles with Macquarie Bank in Sydney and Credit Suisse First Boston in Hong Kong.
Commenting on the appointment, Brown says: “Clare brings with her a wealth of strategic expertise in the securities industry, a global perspective and a first-hand understanding of many of the local markets that Omgeo serves. She joins us at a time when market participants are continuing to seek ways to enhance their operational best practices in light of regulatory change. I look forward to Clare’s contributions to Omgeo.”
Fraser states, “I am thrilled to be joining the team at Omgeo and to be making a strategic contribution to an already successful business. The growth of the Omgeo community over the past 10 years is testament to the firm’s ability to understand the needs of the market and deliver on those needs. With my colleagues, I look forward to continuing to build on this success.”