Fidelity Veteran Selected to Continue Growth Momentum
TORONTO, June 21, 2012 /CNW/ - Fidelity Clearing CanadaULCi, a provider of clearing, custody and back-office support services to Canada-based brokerage firms and a part of Fidelity's U.S.-based clearing business, National Financial®, today announced that Todd Roadman has been appointed chief executive officeii.
Roadman's affiliation with Fidelity Clearing Canada is effective immediately. He will officially assume his role as CEO once all regulatory prerequisites have been satisfied.
A 13-year-veteran of the brokerage industry, Roadman most recently served as chief financial officer of National Financial. He is based in Toronto and reports to Sanjiv Mirchandani, president of National Financial.
"With his extensive financial services experience, both within the Fidelity enterprise and in the broader domestic and international arena, Todd was the obvious choice to lead Fidelity Clearing Canada during this pivotal stage in its development," said Mirchandani. "Within a relatively short time frame, the Fidelity Clearing Canada business has been able to generate tremendous momentum, and I am confident that under Todd's leadership we will continue on that growth trajectory."
Roadman succeeds retiring CEO William J. Henderson who has led the firm since April of 2010.
As CEO, Roadman will oversee client management, new business development, day-to-day operations, and new product and systems development.
Since the launch of the business in September of 2009, Fidelity Clearing Canada has established relationships with 20 Canadian broker-dealers.
"With three new client conversions in the last quarter alone and several additional implementations planned through the remainder of the year, this is an exciting time to be a part of the Fidelity Clearing Canada business," said Roadman. "I look forward to continuing the positive momentum for Fidelity Clearing Canada and, most importantly, to helping our clients accelerate their growth through our advanced technology and business resources."
Prior to his tenure with Fidelity Investments -- which also included serving as vice president, distribution finance for Fidelity Personal and Workplace Investing -- Roadman worked for E*TRADE Financial. During his tenure with the firm, which spanned from 1999 to 2007, he held various financial roles, the last of which was senior vice president, Retail Financial Planning & Business Analysis.
About National Financial
National Financial, a Fidelity Investments company, offers broker-dealer firms a comprehensive clearing platform that includes a dedicated service model, a powerful global trading platform, and a source of leading investment solutions, all designed to help them grow confidently. A leading clearing provider in the U.S. for over 30 years, National Financial leverages the strength, resources, and experience of the Fidelity organization, one of the world's largest providers of financial services. As of March 31, 2012, National Financial serves nearly 280 broker-dealers representing over $410 billion in assets under administration. For more information about National Financial, please visit www.nationalfinancial.com.
About Fidelity Investments
Fidelity Investments is one of the world's largest providers of financial services, with assets under administration of $3.7 trillion, including managed assets of $1.6 trillion, as of April 30, 2012. Founded in 1946, the firm is a leading provider of investment management, retirement planning, portfolio guidance, brokerage, benefits outsourcing and many other financial products and services to more than 20 million individuals and institutions, as well as through 5,000 financial intermediary firms. For more information about Fidelity Investments, visit www.fidelity.com
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National Financial is a division of National Financial Services LLC.
Fidelity Clearing Canada ULC ("FCC") is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of FMR LLC ("FMR"). FMR and its subsidiaries collectively, including FCC and three other separate legal entities that are also Canadian securities registrants — Fidelity Investments Canada ULC, Pyramis Canada ULC and Pyramis Global Advisors LLC, conduct business under the "Fidelity Investments" name, which is a trademark of FMR and a registered business name of FCC.
Canadian clearing and custody services provided by Fidelity Clearing Canada ULC. U.S. clearing and custody services provided by National Financial Services LLC, member NYSE, SIPC. Fidelity Clearing Canada ULC and National Financial Services LLC are affiliates.
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i Member - Canadian Investor Protection Fund
ii Pending regulatory approval
For further information:
Vice President, Corporate Affairs
Fidelity Corporate Affairs -- Canada
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