ZEDRA Announces Trio of High-Profile Appointments to Enhance Commercial Excellence

31 October 2023

In a strategic move to bolster its commercial prowess and commitment to service excellence, ZEDRA is delighted to announce the appointment of three seasoned professionals as new Heads of Commercial.

Each with their unique expertise and vision, these industry veterans will play pivotal roles in steering the company’s next phase of growth and client service enrichment.

Charlotte Phipps-Hornby: Group Head of Commercial – Corporate & Global Expansion

Stepping in to elevate ZEDRA’s Corporate & Global Expansion service proposition, Charlotte Phipps-Hornby‘s appointment marks a significant move for the company. With her track record of delivering value to clients, Charlotte applies a pragmatic and collaborative approach to helping scale-ups, multinationals, and discerning investors find solutions to the challenges they face. Her strategic insight and dynamic approach ensure that ZEDRA remains at the forefront of providing outstanding solutions to businesses looking for agile and innovative expansion strategies.

Charlotte commented, “I am delighted to have joined ZEDRA at such an exciting time. I look forward to building on our impressive Corporate & Global Expansion capabilities – driving commercial growth and client excellence across all of ZEDRA’s offices worldwide.”

Archie Irtizaali: Group Head of Commercial – Funds

Since joining ZEDRA in January as a Client Development Director, Archie Irtizaali has played a key role in advancing ZEDRA’s group commercial initiatives. He brings to his new position over 20 years of commercial experience working within the financial services arena, and most recently joined ZEDRA from a global fund services provider. He is perfectly placed to lead the commercial strategy across ZEDRA’s global fund services business, promote a client-focused culture and realise ZEDRA’s strategic goals.

Working alongside Global Head of Funds, Wim Ritz, Archie will further strengthen ZEDRA’s global funds proposition and increase the profile of the full scope of fund administration services that ZEDRA offers across all of its multidisciplinary teams in Cayman, Curaçao, Guernsey, Jersey, Luxembourg, Singapore and the US.

Archie commented, “I’m delighted to have the opportunity to lead ZEDRA’s commercial efforts and further develop our strategic global funds proposition to build successful long-term partnerships, deliver an outstanding client experience and achieve sustainable revenue growth.”

Heather Meighan: Group Head of Commercial – Pensions & Incentives

A key addition to ZEDRA’s senior leadership team is Heather Meighan, taking on the role of Group Head of Commercial – Pensions & Incentives. Heather’s appointment underpins ZEDRA’s commitment to fortifying its market position and delivering unparalleled services to its clients in the pensions and incentives sector. Her track record and vast experience promises to elevate ZEDRA’s offering to new heights.

Heather commented, “Joining ZEDRA as the group has undergone rapid growth in the Pensions & Incentives space is an exciting next step for me. I look forward to driving the business forward in this sector and delivering best-in-class solutions to our clients.”

On these noteworthy appointments, Group Head of Commercial, Richard Wakeham, commented, “At ZEDRA, we’re constantly striving to achieve more for our clients – leveraging our entrepreneurial spirit, deep knowledge and expertise to deliver exceptional service. The addition of Charlotte, Archie, and Heather to our leadership team exemplifies our commitment to ushering in a new era of commercial excellence and unmatched client service. We’re excited about the collective wisdom and vision they bring to the table, which will undeniably shape ZEDRA’s trajectory towards greater commercial growth and industry leadership.”

With these strategic appointments, ZEDRA solidifies its dedication to offering service excellence, and reinforces its position as a trusted partner for wealthy individuals, family offices, entrepreneurs, corporates, fund promoters and pension schemes.