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SGSS strengthens its coverage team across Southern Europe

SGSS has appointed Lucrezia Brucoli as Head of Coverage to support business development across Southern Europe.

She reports to Mathieu Maurier, Global Head of Sales and Relationship Management at SGSS and Frédéric Barroyer, CEO of SGSS S.p.A in Italy.

Joining from BNP Paribas Securities Services where she was Global Sales and Relationship Manager for the Italian market, Lucrezia Brucoli’s role is to lead SGSS’ sales and relationship management initiatives across Southern Europe, with a principal focus on Italy and Spain, further strengthening SGSS’ commercial presence in these key markets and continuing to accompany clients in their growth and development.

She replaces Gabriele Pollastri, who has been appointed Senior Banker for SGSS S.p.A. in Italy. In his new role, Gabriele Pollastri will leverage his in-depth knowledge of the securities services industry to further develop relationships with key clients.

These appointments are based in Milan and effective immediately.

SGSS offers asset managers and asset owners, financial institutions and brokers a complete range of securities services in Southern Europe, including settlement, custody and trustee services, fund administration, liquidity management, middle office, risk & performance services and transfer agent services.

Biographies

Lucrezia Brucoli

Lucrezia Brucoli has over 20 years of experience within the securities services industry. She began her career in 1997 at Paribas in Paris as an Account Manager for Securities Services Operations. In 2000, she was appointed Sales and Relationship Manager for BNP Paribas in Milan and went on to become Global Sales and Relationship Manager for the Italian market in 2005.

Lucrezia Brucoli holds an undergraduate degree in Political Science and Economics from L’Università degli Studi di Milano and a Specialized Masters degree in Financial Markets Analysis, Economics and Finance from Bocconi University.

Gabriele Pollastri

Gabriele Pollastri began his financial career as Quality & Project Manager at JP Morgan in 1994, where he was responsible for the Risk and Control team for securities services. In 1995, he moved to Paribas, where he was in charge of the migration project following its acquisition of Global Securities Services from JP Morgan, becoming Internal Controller in 1997. He joined BNP Paribas Securities Services in 2000 as Head of Global Custody and became Sales and Relationship Manager in 2001. Gabriele Pollastri went on to become Deputy General Manager of the Italian branch of The Bank of New York Mellon (Luxembourg) S.A. in 2004, where he actively participated in the company’s strategy in the Southern European region. He joined SGSS in 2012 and was appointed Head of Sales and Relationship Management for Italy and Spain.

Gabriele Pollastri holds a degree in Electronic Engineering with a specialisation in Information Systems and Management from the Polytechnic of Milan.