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With expanding services come new leadership in the USA: welcome Deirdre Hochman

11 March 2019

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With our growing services and technological expansions in the United States, we are proud to announce that Deirdre Hochman, CPA, MBA has joined our team in Delaware as of 25 February, 2019 as the Head of USA Corporate and Administration Services (SVP). Deirdre brings over 25 years’ experience in financial leadership, technological transformation and risk management to our region

Deirdre joins us from BlackRock where she served as a Director of Investment Accounting Operations. There she led the Global Investment Operations team and focused on client communication and coverage. Previously, she served in various roles as Vice President of Fund Reporting Operations, Fund Accounting, and then Operations, at Fidelity Investments. In her roles at Fidelity, Deirdre was a team leader to over 150 employees and led strategic business planning, budget management, and technology implementation. She also served as a Vice President of Financial Services for State Street Corporation and as an Assistant Vice President at Merrill Lynch Investment Management.

Deirdre strives for operational excellence by re-engineering business processes and championing professional development. Her leadership skills in finance and driving high-performing teams built on trust, accountability, and collaboration make her a welcome new addition.

“Deirdre joins our team at an exciting time for our company,” James Ferguson, Head of Americas says. “With our increased focus on technological advancements, Deirdre supports the team in driving those changes and brings abundant relevant experience to the table. I look forward to her leadership in the region.” Michael Secondo, Commercial Director of Americas adds, “Deirdre has a dynamic skill set and an impressive background in building corporate performance and driving financial excellence. I am eager to see how she incorporates her vast knowledge of financial services and treasury operations into business in the United States.”