Calastone, the fund transaction network provider, has appointed David Zwirn as managing director, head of UK & Ireland Sales and Relationship Management.
He joins from InvestCloud, where he was head of Sales. Other experience includes stints at Hargreaves Lansdown and Morningstar across some 28 years of experience in the financial services industry.
At Calastone, he will be responsible for UK and Ireland business development strategy, including building and managing a regional sales team. He will also manage client relationships in regards to the migration by Calastone onto blockchain technology.
Julien Hammerson, Calastone CEO, said: "We are delighted to welcome David to Calastone's senior management team. David brings a wealth of commercial leadership experience from across the financial and technology sectors and will play an important role as we introduce our new blockchain-enabled Distributed Market Infrastructure in May."
"The DMI will fully digitalise fund trading by bringing the industry onto a shared, mutualised infrastructure, enabling far more efficient, low-cost distribution. David will play a key role in helping our clients leverage the benefits that this new infrastructure will bring."