FundGuard, the Software-as-a-Solution platform for asset management, has appointed John Lehner as president.
Based in New York, Lehner will be responsible for driving the company’s market strategy and customer-facing activities, including broader global expansion, onboarding and servicing new customers. and building new relationships with customers, as well as working with product teams to develop and deploy product strategies. .
Lehner has over 30 years of investment management technology and asset services industry experience across technology, data and services, successfully building and transforming global businesses.
He joins FundGuard from State Street where he was most recently Global Head of Asset Management and Insurance Segments, Investment Management Services and Member of the Management Committee.
Previously, he was CEO of BNY Mellon Technology Solutions, President of Eagle Investment Systems and a member of its operating committee.
Commenting on Lehner’s appointment, Lior Yogev, CEO and Co-Founder of FundGuard, said: âJohn brings extensive experience working with several technologies and operating models that have transformed the industry. As FundGuard continues to grow, its knowledge, skills and relationships will facilitate the way we interact with customers and the industry at large to drive meaningful change.
Lehner comments, âJoining FundGuard is an exciting opportunity to drive an industry-wide transformation and help clients solve long-standing problems, manage their total cost of ownership and sustain their operating models, especially when it comes to digitization, security and scalability. “
He adds: âFundGuard has the right technology, at the right time, to address the growing risks the industry faces from outdated services and processes that were not designed to handle the speed and volume of needs. of customers in terms of data. today, or to meet the needs of institutional clients for new assets and real-time information.