Opus Expands Management Team with Senior Hires
Halifax, 04 July 2019:
Opus Fund Services (“Opus”), a leading independent fund administrator, today announced the appointment of three industry veterans to its growing Halifax, Canada team.
Geoff Appleby joins the Innovation & Product Support team. Geoff has over 20 years of experience covering a wide range of specialisms from operations, financial modeling, reporting and data visualization to project management and software design. Prior to joining Opus, Geoff served was Head of Operations at due diligence firm Castle Hall, and Senior Vice President at Citco Fund Services.
Bob Burden joins the Client Support team. Bob has over 20 years of experience in the fund administration industry. Prior to joining Opus, Bob ran hedge fund operations in Halifax at Maitland, and was Director of Operations at Butterfield Fulcrum (now Mitsubishi UFJ Fund Services).
Stephanie Lavin joins Opus’ Fund Accounting team as AVP Fund Accounting. In this role, Stephanie manages a local team of account managers ensuring NAV and reporting deliverables are met accurately and on time, as well as providing support and guidance for all FA staff and supporting management in initiatives to assist the team in achieving goals. Previously, Stephanie served as both a Fund Accounting Team Leader and Manager (VP) respectively for Maitland Administration. She has also worked for Citco Fund Services as both a Fund Accountant and Senior Fund Accountant.
The Opus Halifax office has expanded quickly since opening eighteen months ago. Opus CEO, Robin Bedford said: “These appointments reaffirm our reasoning for opening an office in Halifax. Being the city’s growing fund administration and technology clusters. We are excited to have Geoff, Bob, and Stephanie join the team and consider that their skillset will integrate seamlessly into our core business model.”
Established in 2006, Opus Fund Services is an award-winning independent and privately-owned full-service global fund administrator providing automated and integrated middle and back office administration services to hedge funds and asset management firms. Opus has USA offices in New York, Chicago (Naperville), San Francisco (Brentwood); and internationally in Bermuda, Manila (Philippines), Halifax (Canada) and Dublin (Ireland). Opus Fund Services (Bermuda) Ltd. is licensed by the Bermuda Monetary Authority under the Investment Funds Act 2006. Opus Fund Services (IRE-Admin) Limited is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.