New York, May 4, 2017
Centaur Fund Services, a leader in fund administration, today announced the appointment of Des Johnson as CEO of Centaur Fund Services USA.
Johnson, most recently, was Managing Director and Global Co-Head of Investor Services at SS&C and will be based in New York.
“I’m delighted to lead Centaur USA and am committed to accelerating our US momentum,” says Johnson. “The growth prospects for our business in North America are extremely exciting as clients really appreciate Centaur’s “client first” approach."
“Centaur has a strong group of hedge fund, private equity and family office clients in the US and we see tremendous opportunities for further growth.” says Eric Bertrand, Founding Partner of Centaur Fund Services. “We launched our Bermuda office in 2016 and this has become an important servicing centre for us. Des is a key hire and we expect to build significantly in North America in the coming years.”
Des Johnson has 20 years’ experience in the fund administration industry. He was recently part of the executive team at SS&C where he managed more than 600 people across 12 countries. He has held senior management positions at Citibank, BISYS Hedge Fund Services and IFS/State Street. For more information, Des Johnson.