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RBC Dexia Appoints New Director in the UK

RBC Dexia Investor Services today announced the appointment of Edward Hamilton-Russell to Director of Business Development, UK. Mr Hamilton-Russell has been appointed to help drive RBC Dexia’s growth strategy in the UK for both onshore and offshore client mandates.

Richard Hale, Head, UK, Ireland and ME, Sales & Distribution, commented: “We are very excited about Edward joining the team. Edward brings extensive insight into the issues asset managers are facing, and a wealth of experience in building valued relationships. I am confident that Edward will make a strong contribution to our successful UK franchise.”

Mr. Hamilton-Russell has 14 years experience in financial services sales and business development roles. He joins RBC Dexia from BNP Paribas Securities Services, where he spent four years in buy side sales positions. Prior to BNP Paribas, Edward worked at Omgeo focusing on asset managers and bank clients, and at Clearstream Banking.

Edward will play a vital role in ensuring the firm’s new and existing relationships are managed successfully. He reports to Richard Hale, Head of Sales and Distribution, UK Ireland and Middle East.

RBC Dexia came out on top of the latest R&M Consultants Global Custody Survey and also excelled in a number of other recent awards, being named 2010 European Custodian of the Year by Funds Europe magazine; #1 global custodian overall for the Americas and EMEA in Global Investor’s 2010 Global Custody Survey. Also being named ‘European Transfer Agent of the Year’ and ‘Fund Administrator of the Year: Luxembourg’ at the 2010 ICFA European Awards.

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