SEI has appointed David Hinton as chief operating officer (COO) of SEI Investments Europe Limited (SIEL).
Hinton will be responsible for managing SIEL’s operations, technology, and the delivery of services and will be reporting to SIEL CEO Jim London.
Hinton was a former deputy COO at FNZ Group overseeing strategic platform operations. He has over 15 years of experience in financial services.
He has held executive positions at Barclays as chief information officer for Business Banking and Lending, chief operating officer for Wealth and Investment Management, and chief platform and service management.
Hinton says: “Our operational and technology capabilities are the heart of our service delivery, and we are proud to drive operational excellence in the market. We continue to drive growth and scale for our clients through our people, processes, and technology, and David’s appointment reinforces this commitment.
“David brings considerable experience in managing platforms and a broad range of products and services, which will be invaluable as the companies we work with continue to embrace change and solve problems with confidence.
“His leadership tenure and experience in the UK market brings unique insights into the client outcomes SEI aims to deliver. We’re thrilled to welcome David to the team and look forward to working with him as we power the future of wealth.
“Expectations for a more connected experience are a key driver of the financial services industry’s evolution globally. To power those demands, businesses need to have an infrastructure that ensures operational resiliency and efficiency.
“SEI has a proven track record of providing the operational support, infrastructure, solutions, and expertise financial organisations need to scale their businesses and propel future growth. I’m excited to join the SEI team to capitalise on opportunities that will drive that next chapter of growth for our clients and company in the UK.”