Steering Broadridge International Forward: Mike Sleightholme Appointed President

July 22, 2023

Key Takeaways:

  1. Mike Sleightholme has been appointed as the President of Broadridge International. Based in London, he will oversee Broadridge’s customer support and the rapidly growing portfolio of technology and data solutions in the EMEA and Asia Pacific regions.
  2. Sleightholme brings his expertise from his previous position as President of Broadridge’s Asset Management Solutions business, and his prior roles at SS&C Technologies and Citigroup.
  3. Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global fintech leader, anticipates continued growth under Sleightholme’s leadership, as he brings his track record of business transformation and client-centric approach.

Broadridge’s Global Leadership: Mike Sleightholme at the Helm

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR), a trailblazer in the global fintech sector, has announced the appointment of Mike Sleightholme as President of Broadridge International. Operating out of London, Sleightholme will spearhead Broadridge’s customer service efforts and its expanding portfolio of technology and data solutions across the EMEA and Asia Pacific regions.

Chris Perry, President of Broadridge, lauded Sleightholme’s appointment, stating, “Mike has an impressive track record of building high performing global teams to deliver business transformation and growth. We look forward to him bringing this deep capital markets expertise and leadership, along with his passion and skills for helping clients, into his new role leading Broadridge International to its next stage of growth.”

Background: Sleightholme’s Journey to Broadridge International

Sleightholme initially joined Broadridge in 2022 as President of its Asset Management Solutions business. There, he was instrumental in driving growth and the strategic execution of client and market-focused solutions.

“I’m excited to lead Broadridge’s global business and to grow our client relationships and footprint globally,” said Sleightholme. “Buy- and sell-side firms across Europe and Asia face their own unique set of technology and regulatory challenges, and I am eager to work with our talented team to provide clients with innovative technology solutions paired with local market expertise to transform their businesses and drive growth.”

Prior to joining Broadridge, Sleightholme spent five years at SS&C Technologies as CEO and General Manager of its DST Systems business. He also held a range of senior leadership positions during his 20-year tenure at Citigroup in London, Hong Kong, and New York.

The Road Ahead: Broadridge International’s Continued Expansion

In his new role, Sleightholme is set to leverage his considerable experience in securities services and financial technology to scale Broadridge International’s business further. His background in implementing large-scale business transformations, combined with his customer-centric approach, will be key to Broadridge’s global expansion strategy.

About Broadridge Financial Solutions

Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global Fintech leader boasting over $5 billion in revenues, delivers critical infrastructure that empowers investing, corporate governance, and communications, enabling better financial lives for its clients. Broadridge’s technology-driven solutions facilitate business transformation for banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers, and public companies.

Serving as a global communications hub, Broadridge connects thousands of public companies and mutual funds to tens of millions of individual and institutional investors worldwide. The company’s technology and operations platforms underpin the daily trading of more than U.S. $9 trillion of equities, fixed income, and other securities globally. A certified Great Place to Work®, Broadridge is part of the S&P 500® Index, employing over 14,000 associates across 21 countries.

Sleightholme’s appointment as President of Broadridge International signals the company’s commitment to international growth and customer-centric innovation. His wealth of experience and client-focused approach will undoubtedly guide Broadridge’s international arm into its next exciting phase of development.

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