Fortis announced a few appointments for its US, European and Asian operations.
Mr. Michael J. Scanlon joined Fortis Fund Services as Managing Director, Marketing and Sales (US).
Prior to joining Fortis Mr. Scanlon was a senior sales and marketing executive for Banc of America’s Prime Brokerage business, based in New York. He is a 13-year Wall Street veteran in the institutional investment marketplace.
Mr. Scanlon was responsible for all aspects of prime brokerage client relations, retention and new business development while at Banc of America. Major activities included developing marketing strategy, direct client contact and account maintenance, as well as the creation and implementation of industry seminars in major US cities on a variety of alternative investment subjects.
Mr. Scanlon will be responsible for expanding the global fund administration business in the US for Fortis. He will lead the US marketing and sales efforts of the seven strategically located Fortis administrative offices through the New York office.
Mr Michael Romanek and Mr Samuel Lee joined Fortis’ PrimeBanking group in London and Hong Kong.
Mr Romanek (35), Director of Sales & Client Relationships, will be taking up the sales efforts towards Hedge Funds and Fund of Funds Europe. He previously worked as business development manager for YesTrader in London and as business developer for the UK Representative Office of Deutsche Brse in London. He holds both British and American nationality.
Mr Lee (33), Manager of Sales & Client Relationships, worked as a derivatives proprietary trader for Fortis Global Arbitrage and Morgan Stanley Dean Witter in Hong Kong prior to joining Fortis Prime Fund Solutions. In his new role, Mr Lee will focus on the sales effort to the growing Hedge Funds and Funds of Funds industry in the Far East. He holds British nationality.