EQ appoints Joe Conte as its Head of Corporate Action Products

Monday, April 16, 2018

Equiniti Group, the multinational provider of transfer agent services, announces the appointment of Joe Conte as Head of Corporate Action Products at EQ, its US business.

Joe has 20 years’ experience in corporate action-related activities. Prior to joining EQ, he was Head of Corporate Actions at the New York Stock Exchange, with responsibility for all corporate actions, new listings and IPO market data announcements for three major equity exchange markets. He was also a key player in moving the industry standard to a T+2 settlement cycle, which helped US equity markets mitigate settlement risk and align trading with the European markets. Joe has also held capital markets roles at Citibank, JP Morgan and Bank of America National Trust.

Joe is a Board Member of the Corporate Actions Section of Sifma Operations & Technology Society, a Member of the Shareholder Services Association (SSA) and Securities Transfer Association (STA), an Advisory Board Member for Broadridge, and Advisory Committee Member of the Depositary Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC).

Commenting on Joe’s appointment Chief Executive Officer of EQ Todd May, said: “I am delighted to welcome Joe and the wealth of experience he has in the securities markets.  Joe has been involved in many of the most significant Corporate Actions and IPO’s affecting the US market and his unique experience will ensure we continue to deliver the very best service to our clients. This is an exciting time for us as we expand our fantastic client base and the services we offer them.”

Joe Conte, said: “I am thrilled to be joining EQ at a time when it is transforming the shareholder services market. It is busy period for corporate actions and I believe we are well positioned to help clients capitalise on the opportunities ahead.”

ENDS

For more information:

EQ (US contact)

Kristin Baker
Tel:  612 703 1567
Email: kristin.baker@equiniti.com

 

Temple Bar Advisory (UK)

Alex Child-Villiers/William Barker / Sam Livingstone
Tel: +44 (0) 207 002 1080
Email: equiniti@templebaradvisory.com

 

Notes to Editor:

About EQ

EQ provides creative solutions for shareowner management. We offer a range of transfer agent services that enable our clients to manage share registers, communicate with shareowners and undertake significant corporate actions – simply and effectively.

We started providing transfer agent services in 1929 and today look after 1200 companies and five million shareowners through our Minneapolis location.

Over the years we’ve developed close relationships with many leading businesses in the US; now, through our partnership with Equiniti Group plc, we look forward to doing the same on a global scale as we access new markets and build new capabilities.