Fintech major Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR) today announced the appointment of Edmund Reese as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The appointment is effective November 30, 2020.

Mr Reese joins Broadridge from American Express, where he most recently served as Senior Vice President and CFO of the Global Consumer Services Group, the company’s largest business unit. He joined American Express in 2009 and has held several financial leadership positions, including SVP, Head of Investor Relations and CFO positions across the Global Lending, Travel, and Global Business Services businesses.

Mr Reese played a key role in the success of the consumer business with responsibility across investments, M&A, product launches, contract negotiations, strategy and operations.

Before joining American Express, Mr Reese held senior finance positions at Merrill Lynch and Citigroup Smith Barney.

Matt Connor, Broadridge’s Interim CFO, will return to a previously planned, expanded executive role on the company’s Global Technology and Operations (GTO) leadership team. He will work closely with Mr Reese during the transition.

Mr Reese commented:

“I am thrilled to join Broadridge, a company I admire as an innovative Fintech leader that is well-positioned for long-term growth. I look forward to working with Tim and the rest of the leadership team to continue to move Broadridge forward and generate value for its associates, clients and shareholders.”

Mr Reese graduated from Clemson University with a BS in Accounting and received his MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.