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SGSS makes senior appointment to strengthen its presence in the UK

SGSS has appointed Jason Nabi to the newly-created position of Head of Financial Institutions & Brokers (FIB) for the UK. He reports to Guillaume Heraud, SGSS’ Global Head of Business Development for Financial Institutions & Brokers.

Jason Nabi has spent 25 years in the finance sector and brings in-depth experience of offering an extensive range of banking and financial services to a global client base of institutions and investment funds. He will be responsible for leading SGSS’ business development strategy for FIB and its position across this important client segment in the UK.

“Jason Nabi is joining the SGSS team at an important time. With investment in our business and strong ambitions SGSS is well placed to be a leading force, not only in the UK but in other key markets” said Bruno Prigent, Global Head of Societe Generale Securities Services. “SGSS will deliver a range of integrated client solutions based on execution-to-custody, extending to full middle-office support for brokers, banks and financial institutions. As a key partner to our clients, we will deliver operational efficiencies as well as new business opportunities as the industry continues to evolve in response to regulatory and structural changes”.

This significant appointment will further strengthen SGSS’ commercial presence in the UK and its ability to accompany clients in their growth and development in this market, where SGSS already provides products and services to a client base of institutional investors, asset managers, insurance companies and alternative investment managers.

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Jason Nabi joins SGSS from Markit’s Asset Servicing business, where he led its strategic business development from 2012. Prior to this, he had been Chief Relations Officer with BNY Mellon Pershing since 2010. 
Jason Nabi began his career in 1987, as a trader on the floor of the London stock exchange. He joined BNP Paribas in 2004, building and managing its Broker-Dealer Outsourcing and Financial Intermediaries business in the UK and becoming a member of its UK Executive Committee. He was appointed CEO of BNP Paribas’ Offshore funds business in Jersey in 2009 following the acquisition of the off-shore business from RBS and proceeded to implement business strategy across the alternatives funds business focusing on Private Equity, Real Estate and Alternative structures.

Jason Nabi has held directorships on a number of company boards, including firms in the fund services and asset management sector, and has worked at all levels across the industry and with regulators. He has also chaired several industry think tanks.