NEW YORK, March 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The AST Group announced today that Mike Vossler has joined the organization as Executive Vice President of New Business. Mike will lead the enterprise sales efforts throughout North America and work with the executive team to develop and execute comprehensive strategies that support the AST Group.
"Mike is an excellent addition to our executive team and we look forward to benefiting from his creativity and vast industry experience," said Brian J. Longe, President and CEO of American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC. "His focus on delivering premium client service will provide another dimension to our offering."
"The AST Group has an energy and entrepreneurial spirit that generates great benefits for their clients," said Vossler. "I am particularly impressed with the breadth of its offerings to support the entire lifecycle of a company, from private firm equity needs, IPO services, employee share plans, advanced ownership intelligence and bankruptcy services. The expanded product offering available to clients, through D.F. King and Donlin, Recano & Company, positions the organization as the premium service provider in the industry. I am excited to join the AST Group and look forward to utilizing my experience to offer a unique perspective as we continue to develop our client relationships."
Mike brings 25 years of experience in the financial services software solutions business to the AST Group. Mike has served as a Senior Advisor to BlackRidge Technology, a startup Cyber Security firm, and held the role of Managing Director, Business Development at Lumesis, a cloud based software and data solution provider serving the Municipal Fixed Income market.
Mike began his career at SunGard and served in numerous roles in Europe and the U.S. over a 23 year span, including professional services, sales and management. Most recently, he was a Senior Executive for its Capital Markets group overseeing sales and distribution in North and South America.
About the AST Group
The AST Group is the leading provider of registry services and technology to financial market participants across North America. Its companies and divisions, which include American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC and CST Trust Company, provide comprehensive stock transfer and employee plan services to more than 8,000 public issues and over 5.5 million shareholders. The AST Group provides fully integrated services that include corporate proxy solicitation and advisory solutions, information agent, mutual fund proxy solicitation and advisory solutions, shareholder identification, asset recovery, and investment management offerings.
SOURCE American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC