NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC (AST) and its affiliates in the Link Group network recently hosted their annual Executive Forum meeting on October 16 and 17 in Washington D.C. at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel. Clients, partners and industry experts all attended the event, which featured several educational sessions and two keynote speakers, Ali Velshi, Host of Al Jazeera’s first business show Real Money, and Eric Schwarz, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Citizen Schools.
“The event allowed us to personally connect with our clients and partners, further demonstrating our commitment to providing the highest level of client service. Ongoing feedback from our clients is critical to driving improvement in the industry and is a vital component to our company initiatives.”
“We were very pleased with the success of our annual Executive Forum,” commented Mark C. Healy, President and Chief Executive Officer of AST. “The event allowed us to personally connect with our clients and partners, further demonstrating our commitment to providing the highest level of client service. Ongoing feedback from our clients is critical to driving improvement in the industry and is a vital component to our company initiatives.”
The Executive Forum is an annual event for AST’s clients and partners that serves as both an educational and networking platform. The program offered informational sessions on prevalent industry topics and issues as well as several opportunities for attendees to connect with their industry peers. Attendees had a wonderful time sharing best practices and industry knowledge along with enjoying the vibrant city of Washington, D.C. The Forum provided a great combination of educational components in a social atmosphere.
About AST and CST
AST and its affiliate CST Trust Company (CST) form the North American division of the Link Group. Based in New York and Toronto, AST and CST are leading providers of registry services and technology to financial market participants throughout North America and in more than 22 countries. The division has more than 4,000 corporate relationships, ranging in size from initial public offerings to Fortune 100 companies, and serves approximately 5.5 million shareholders.
AST was founded in 1971, and the organization has expanded beyond its core registry and equity plan solutions through strategic investments over the past three years. AST and CST provide fully integrated, comprehensive services including corporate proxy solicitation and advisory solutions, information agent, mutual fund proxy solicitation and advisory solutions, shareholder identification, asset recovery, and investment management offerings including online retail brokerage.