SimCorp CXO Corner: Neuberger Berman’s David Eckert Discusses What Makes a Successful Global Operating Model

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5 August 2015

SimCorp, a leading provider of investment management solutions and services for the global financial services industry, has released a new CXO Corner relay titled, “Technology as Strategic Enabler - a Global Operating Model in Action.” The piece features David Eckert, Managing Director, CIO, Operations Head, Corporate Real Estate at Neuberger Berman (NB.) NB is a leading employee-owned investment manager with USD251 billion AUM, focusing on equities, fixed income, and alternative assets globally. It has been in business for over 75 years, managing investments for pension funds, endowments, and sovereign wealth funds, as well as for high net-worth individuals and advisors.

In the paper David Eckert shares his experiences from successfully running a truly global operation and stresses that “If you have an operation like ours that relies on information and insights, you need clean data that has integrity, reliability, and availability – across the globe and without interruption.”

Read the article and learn about:

  • What makes a successful global operating model
  • Diversification as a key driver of globalization
  • How technology can act as a cross-border growth enabler
  • Why you need clean data that has integrity, reliability, and availability – across the globe and without interruption

The CXO relay is part of SimCorp’s ongoing executive communications platform that features leading buy-side executives’ views, experiences and best practices on critical issues in the investment management industry. Recent contributors include: George Batejan, Executive Vice President, Global Head of Technology and Operations and Executive Committee member, at Janus Capital Group and Helmut Paulus, CEO and CIO of Quoniam Asset Management.

To read this article and other industry thought leadership pieces featured in The Journal of Applied IT in Investment Management, please click here.

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Enquiries regarding this announcement should be addressed to:

Susan Peter, SimCorp North America, +1 917-546-4654

About SimCorp

Since 1971, SimCorp has been providing investment and portfolio management software and services to the world’s leading investment managers, asset managers, fund managers, fund administrators, pension funds, insurance funds, and wealth managers. Based on its world-class software platforms, SimCorp Dimension and SimCorp Coric, SimCorp provides global financial organizations with the tools they need to mitigate risk, reduce cost, and enable growth. Listed on the NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen, SimCorp is a global company, regionally covering all of Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit