Wachovia Corporate and Institutional Trust has been appointed stock transfer agent and employee stock purchase plan provider for the John H. Harland Company. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Harland is a provider of software and printed products to the financial institutions market, and of testing and assessment solutions to the education market.
“We are very pleased to have the opportunity to work with Harland and look forward to a productive relationship with the company,” says John Shope, senior vice president and national sales director of Corporate and Institutional Trust. “We believe the quality of our equity services products is unmatched in the industry and our strength and commitment to this business enable us to provide superior service for clients.”
“We have had a longstanding relationship with Wachovia and are pleased to extend this relationship to their equity services group,” adds John Walters, senior vice president and general counsel for Harland.
Equity services offered through the Corporate Trust group of Wachovia Bank include stock transfer services, dividend reinvestment plans, employee stock purchase plans, stock option and restricted security plan administration, direct purchase plans, turn key initial public offering services, corporate action processing and investment management.
Wachovia Corporate and Institutional Trust, part of the Capital Management Group, offers retirement services, custodial services and investment management, conventional and structured finance trust solutions, equity services, and information management and claims processing to institutional clients worldwide.