The Computershare Issuer Services Canada Management team is committed to delivering on our promise of providing ongoing service excellence to our clients through the continued growth of our business and innovation of our service offerings.
CEO Issuer Services Canada, Global CIO Issuer ServicesMore details
CEO Issuer Services Canada, Global CIO Issuer ServicesIrfan joined the Computershare Issuer Services Executive Management Team in 2019 as the Global Chief Information Officer (CIO). In this role, Irfan’s remit included driving digital innovation, product ideation, product delivery and go-to-market strategies. In early 2022, in addition to his CIO responsibilities, Irfan was also appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Issuer Services Canadian business. This business plays a critical role in the Computershare portfolio and Irfan’s appointment was a strategic decision to drive innovation in the Canadian Issuer Services business given Computershare is the only Transfer Agent that owns their own technology. Prior to joining Computershare, Irfan was the Chief Technology Officer at Moody’s Corporation leading major digital transformations across its ratings, analytics and shared services businesses during the global financial crisis. Irfan has over 25 years of experience in the financial markets, in technology, operations, front office and digital strategy working both in consulting and industry. He has a Bachelors degree in Mathematics from New York University and a Masters master's degree from Columbia University.
Head of Issuer Services CanadaMore details
Head of Issuer Services CanadaWouter is a senior leader with 35 years of B2B and B2C experience accumulated within the financial services, investment securities and wealth management industries. His experience is focused in strategic planning, business leadership, operational processing, change management, client servicing, relationship management, business development, sales enablement, and marketing. Wouter joined Computershare in 2004. He has held various senior level positions while enjoying the challenges of learning about industry dynamics and client business issues, associated challenges, and proposing solutions while delivering measurable value upon the successful implementation of the Computershare suite of offerings.
Head of Office of CEO and CIOMore details
Head of Office of CEO and CIOMadalyn (Lyn) has over 25 years experience in the Registry Business at Computershare. After spending much of her career in Front office Client Management, Lyn joined the Computershare Issuer Services Executive Management Team in 2019 as the Chief of Staff to the Global Chief Information Officer and Head of Technology Delivery. In this role, Lyn’s remit included budget oversight, management of globally dispersed software delivery teams, and oversight of major product, regulatory, and infosec initiatives internationally. In 2022, Lyn took on the additional role of Chief of Staff to the CEO and Head of Strategic Delivery for the Issuer Services Canadian business. In this capacity, Lyn works with the CEO and Front Office Leadership team to drive transformation, service improvement and client satisfaction initiatives.
General Manager, Registry Services – Enterprise IssuersMore details
General Manager, Registry Services – Enterprise IssuersTara is a seasoned general manager with a wealth of experience in leading client management teams. With a strong background in banking, payments, and technology, she brings a unique blend of industry knowledge and strategic insight to drive exceptional results. Throughout her career, Tara has consistently demonstrated exemplary leadership skills, inspiring and motivating teams to achieve and exceed targets. She possesses a keen ability to identify and nurture talent, fostering a collaborative and high-performing work environment. Her leadership style emphasizes open communication, mentorship, and empowerment, resulting in increased team productivity and employee satisfaction. Tara has held similar roles in in large banking and financial services organizations, where she has made significant contributions to her respective organizations' growth and success. Her track record includes successfully managing large client portfolios, implementing innovative strategies, and delivering exceptional sales results. Client service lies at the heart of Tara’s skill set. She prioritizes building and maintaining strong relationships with key clients, ensuring their needs are understood and met with the highest level of professionalism and dedication. LinkedIn
General Manager, Registry Services – Emerging IssuersMore details
General Manager, Registry Services – Emerging IssuersDavid is the General Manager, Registry Services and has been instrumental in developing solutions for the emerging issuer services client segment. David has been with Computershare for over 17 years and has spent his entire tenure in client facing roles. Prior to his time with Computershare, David worked in the securities industry as a financial advisor. David’s current role focuses on issuers in the developmental to late stages of their business growth cycle across both public and private sectors. David has a wealth of experience assisting startup companies from small cap to large cap across various industries. He has worked on over a hundred initial public offerings and has onboarded copious distinguished private companies. David is well-versed in both private and public company shareholder meetings and has participated (as Meeting and Mailing agent) in numerous high profile contentious and dissident meetings. LinkedIn
General Manager, Registry Services – Select IssuersMore details
General Manager, Registry Services – Select IssuersEamon has been with Computershare for over 20 years. He is currently the General Manager for Registry Services, overseeing the day-to-day client management of public and private issuers in the Central Canada region. Prior to this role, Eamon was responsible for managing the Canadian Front Office team of the Corporate Actions business. For much of the past 15 years, Eamon has been managing and advising issuers on North American mergers/acquisitions, plan of arrangements, issuer buybacks, hostile offers, rights/subscriptions offers, and other corporate actions events. Eamon also has a great deal of experience managing and coordinating cross-border events, including inbound/outbound transactions out of Australia, Europe, South Africa, Hong Kong, and the United States. He has in-depth knowledge of how to navigate the global network of registrars, brokers, custodians, and central depositories, and the operational flow of cash and securities between them. With his strategic guidance and deep understanding of the industry’s dynamics, he continues to drive the success of both the organization and its clients.
Director, Corporate Actions and Asset ReunificationMore details
Director, Corporate Actions and Asset ReunificationHelen is currently the Director of Corporate Actions and Georgeson Asset Reunification businesses. Helen has been with Computershare for over 30 years in progressively senior roles across the organization including Product Development, Operations, and Front Office. Prior to working at Computershare, Helen attended the University of Toronto and started her career in personal retail banking. Since coming to Computershare, Helen has worked extensively with key clients and partners with a focus on strategic planning, business development and growth, and stakeholder engagement. This included being an integral part of various demutualization corporate events.
General Manager, Corporate Action ServicesMore details
General Manager, Corporate Action ServicesAmanda has been in the industry for more than 30 years and currently sits on the Securities Transfer Association of Canada (STAC) board. Amanda’s focus for many years was in the annual general meeting (AGM) space where she worked with the Relationship Management team and our development team on enhancing the AGM product as well as supporting the AGM process. In 2015, Amanda was promoted to General Manager and moved to the Registry team where she worked with the Central Region Front Office teams. Recently, Amanda moved to Corporate Actions where she leads the Project Management and Front Office teams. LinkedIn
Executive Vice President, Sales - Registry ServicesMore details
Executive Vice President, Sales - Registry ServicesDavid serves as Executive Vice President (EVP) of Computershare’s Issuer Services Sales and Business Development, responsible for the North American Registry Sales Team. Immediately prior to joining Computershare, he served as Vice President of Sales, Channels and Business Development at LogMeIn – and prior to the Merger with Citrix GetGo - served as Area Vice President of Sales, North America East. With 25 years of successful experience in building high growth technology and services businesses, in both startup and public company environments, David brings extensive experience in enterprise software, strategy development, go-to-market implementation. Previously, David served as Vice President of Channels and Business Development, where he lead the indirect sales, partnering and business development efforts for Radius, the leader in international expansion business software and services. David was also the Vice President of Sales at Horizon Technology, a global supply chain consultancy and distributor. Prior to Horizon, David served as Senior Vice President of Sales, Account Management and Channels at Iron Mountain Digital, the world’s leading provider of cloud-based SaaS solutions for data protection, archiving, eDiscovery and intellectual property management.
Executive Vice President, Business DevelopmentMore details
Executive Vice President, Business DevelopmentKevin leads business development across Computershare’s Enterprise segment and covers our Issuer Services portfolio. This includes M&A as well as Alternative Investment servicing. Kevin's role also includes driving client retention initiatives. Kevin’s initial role at Computershare was President of their North American Employee Plan Administration business. Prior to joining Computershare, Kevin was responsible for all business development, marketing and communication at BNY Mellon Shareowner Services. Kevin's professional affiliations include the Society of Governance Professionals, where he serves on the Securities Law Committee. He also is an active participant in The National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) where he was past Chair of the Service Provider Council. Kevin volunteers for The Bergen County Homeless Shelter and Food for the Poor and is a past Board member of One to World, sponsor of the Fulbright Awards.
VP Law Firm, Business DevelopmentMore details
VP Law Firm, Business DevelopmentMike joined Computershare in June of 2022 and he brings more than 20 years of enterprise sales and business development expertise within the Canadian capital markets. He is currently the Vice President Law Firm Business Development, Canada. As a proud life long Calgarian supporting the community is important to Mike and his family, and through the various endeavors they regularly support Mike is honored to be on the board of directors for the Heart and Stoke Foundation of Canada, and the board of directors for the Luna Child and Youth Advocacy Centre in Calgary. LinkedIn