David joins Calastone with 28 years of sales experience across the financial services industry, with specific expertise in fintech and data services businesses. He has held a number of senior leadership positions within several leading global financial services institutions, including Hargreaves Lansdown and Morningstar.
Commenting on the appointment, Julien Hammerson, Calastone’s CEO said;
“We are delighted to welcome David to Calastone’s senior management team. David brings a wealth of commercial leadership experience from across the financial and technology sectors and will play an important role as we introduce our new blockchain-enabled Distributed Market Infrastructure in May.
The DMI will fully digitalise fund trading by bringing the industry onto a shared, mutualised infrastructure, enabling far more efficient, low-cost distribution. David will play a key role in helping our clients leverage the benefits that this new infrastructure will bring.”
David Zwirn, added;
“I am very excited to be joining Calastone just as the business launches its Distributed Market Infrastructure. I have been following the business for many years and the scale of innovation they are bringing to the funds industry is something I am thrilled to be part of. The company’s new technology offers significant opportunities both for its global customer base and for the funds industry as a whole. I very much look forward to working with the team and its growing client base as we enter this exciting new phase.”