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Crestbridge makes new senior US appointment

Crestbridge has appointed Marta Ciemiega as Business Development Director, for the US.

Crestbridge has appointed Marta Ciemiega as Business Development Director, for the US.

Ciemiega, who will be based at Crestbridge’s US office in New York, has over 17 years’ experience in financial services, through which she has developed an extensive knowledge of global private markets in the US, including in Real Estate, Venture Capital, Private Equity and Private Credit. In her role she will work closely with Crestbridge’s leadership team, prospective clients and client-facing teams, to focus on driving growth in the US.

Ciemiega joins Crestbridge from Sanne Group, where she was responsible for design and execution of North American  business development strategy. Prior to this, she held senior roles in RBC Investor & Treasury Services, Bloomberg LP, Fitch Solutions and Standard & Poor’s.

Paul Perris, Chief Commercial Officer, says: “We are excited to welcome someone of Marta’s calibre and experience to lead the growth of the business in the United States. Her appointment represents both the confidence and growth ambitions we have in the US and our wider strategic commitment and investment to the market and our existing US clients.”

Marta adds: “I’m delighted to join the Crestbridge team and look forward to cultivating both existing and new relationships and opportunities in the US, leveraging the business’ increasing reputation as a leading provider of global administration services.”

In support of its commitment to the US market and following the recent easing of the Covid-19 travel ban affecting US and European travel, its executive team are now able to travel to the United States for the first time since Crestbridge’s acquisition of Ovation at the end of 2020. Two of the businesses top executives will now be spending a portion of their time in the United States to oversee the expansion of the businesses US presence: Paul Perris (Chief Commercial Officer) and Scott McClure (Director, Real Estate).

Perris says: “With the real estate sector roaring back to life and the venture capital market expected to continue its growth to 2025, fund managers and corporates will increasingly require fund administration and auxiliary support. With Crestbridge’s global platform and our depth of specialist sector expertise, clients will be able to manage their domestic or international alternative assets strategies with confidence.”

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