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IQ-EQ appoints global transformation head

HiredSpecialist fund administrator IQ-EQ has named Frédérik Benoit as the global head of transformation.

Based in Luxembourg, Benoit will work alongside the recently appointed chief operating officer Joanna Macleod in his newly created role.

Benoit was previously managing director, global head of client services at Standard Chartered and prior to that was an associate director at RBC Investor & Treasury Services.

His appointment is one of a string of operational hirings made by IQ-EQ in the last year including a group chief information officer, a chief digital officer and a head of data and analytics.

The trend for operational appointments within the specialist fund administrator market is not restricted to IQ-EQ. Crestbridge recently announced James Young as chief change officer.

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