London â 2nd June â Omgeo, the leading provider of global trade management services, today announced the appointment of Robert Meyrick as Senior Relationship Manager, UK. Robert will play an integral role in developing partnerships with Omgeoâs investment manager client base, assisting them in achieving their business goals through increased operational efficiency.
Robert joins Omgeo from the Bank of New York, where he worked for seven years. In his role there as Client Director, he led a team responsible for sales and relationship development, presenting Bank of New Yorkâs global custody, master custody and fund administration services to clients and prospects in the pension and asset management sectors.
Before the Bank of New York, Robert was at Morgan Stanley and for many years at Barclays where his last position was as Client Director at Barclays Global Securities Services, responsible for existing client relationships and institutional business development, mainly in the UK market.
Commenting on Robertâs appointment, Martin Brennan, Managing Director, Global Client Solutions Group, Omgeo, said, âRobertâs appointment as Senior Relationship Manager for the UK will bring rich experience to our European account management team. His familiarity with the changing investment management industry, from boutique firms to large traditional fund managers, further reinforces our focus on deepening our understanding of our clientsâ workflows and of their diverse business requirements.
Adding to this, Robert said, "I am looking forward to strengthening and expanding Omgeoâs client relationships. Investment managers need to constantly streamline and upgrade their trade processing in order to meet demands for reduced costs and increased transparency from regulators and investors alike. It will be my responsibility at Omgeo to ensure that we are responding to the needs of our clients and to assist them in maximising their business opportunities."
Robert will be based in London and joins Catherine Eckhouse, Senior Relationship Manager in reporting directly to David Pember, Director, Sales and Relationship Management, EMEA, Omgeo.