NEW YORK, April 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC (AST) announced today that Chris Jutkiewicz has joined the organization as Chief Technology Officer. Chris will lead the enterprise Information Technology efforts throughout North America and work with the executive team to implement strategies that further support the company's growth initiatives.
"Chris brings significant expertise that will be a great asset to our associates, product lines and customers," said Brian J. Longe, President and CEO of AST. "He is a strategist with a unique blend of operational knowledge that incorporates best practices of product and program management, technology architecture and software development."
"I am excited to join the company and look forward to leveraging my experience to lead AST's continued technology evolution," said Jutkiewicz. "The firm is committed to providing innovative products and operational platforms through continued investments that provide efficiencies for our employees and client base."
With over 30 years of technology experience, including sixteen years as a CTO, Chris most recently served as Chief Technology Officer for Epiq Systems, Inc. and was formerly the Chief Technology Officer of Decision Insight Information Group Inc. and prior to that, CT Corporation. He also held the role of Vice President of Software Development in the Transaction Products Division for Reuters, Inc. where he was a leader in the development of several large trading applications including GLOBEX®, the first world-wide electronic exchange for the trading of commodity futures and options.
American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC (AST) is the leading provider of registry services and technology to financial market participants across North America. Together with its affiliate CST Trust Company, AST provides comprehensive stock transfer and employee plan services to more than 8,000 public issues and over 5.5 million shareholders.
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