Digital & Technology

additiv announces the Appointment of Head of Asia Operations

additiv, a leading SaaS provider to the wealth management industry, has announced the appointment of Kevin Hardy, a former Managing Director at BlackRock and Northern Trust, as the Head of its Asian Operations.

Kevin Hardy brings over 25 years of experience in the asset and wealth management industry to his position at additiv, a role which will see him based in Singapore.

Hardy worked for many years as an investment and fund manager at Legal & General and then at State Street, before joining Northern Trust where he headed up Asia Pacific for Northern Trust General Investments, according to an additiv press release.

More recently, Hardy was Managing Director, Head of Singapore and Head of ETF and Index Investments in APAC for BlackRock. Kevin succeeds Dario Bernasconi, who was acting as interim head of Asia and who now returns to his role as Group Head of Operations and Partners.

We recently conducted a video interview with additiv’s Victor Wongsonegoro, in which he discussed the opportunity presented to regional financial services and technology providers by the mass affluent segment – CLICK HERE to watch that interview.

We also had the opportunity to speak to Bert-Jan van Essen of additiv, who shared his insights on how technology can help financial institutions service the mass affluent segment more effectively – CLICK HERE to watch that interview.