Ocorian, a specialist global provider of services to financial institutions, asset managers, corporates and high net worth individuals, has appointed Stuart Geddes as its new Chief Information Officer.
The creation of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) role is the consequence of our ever-growing focus on digital transformation and has responsibility for IT and digital requirements across the group.
With a track record leading technology delivery for financial and professional services firms in London, Sydney and the Cayman Islands, Stuart (pictured) is based in Jersey. Nine members of Ocorian’s IT senior leadership team report to him directly, and he is responsible for reporting to the board on technological and digital operations. Stuart has been with Ocorian since 2016.
Carole Murphy, Ocorian’s Chief Operating Officer, commented: “Stuart is a lynchpin of our business and I am extremely happy that he has received promotion to CIO. Clients’ expectations have shifted dramatically in recent years, especially in relation to technology and it is essential we constantly evolve our practices and systems to meet those needs as our business continues to undergo significant growth and digital transformation. Additionally, as a critical member of Ocorian’s Infosec committee, Stuart ensures that Ocorian sets the highest standards for information security and protection of our assets and data.”
Stuart Geddes remarked: “I’m proud to continue to lead our global technology team as CIO. We have a fantastic team who are committed to our continuous development and the improvement of our technology offering as we continue to grow and take on new clients. With so much rapid change in the technology space in recent years, it’s an exciting time to be leading our technology function as we see what unfolds in the years ahead in the automation and AI space.”