Intertrust, a provider of high-value trust, corporate and fund services, has appointed James Ferguson, former US Bank and JP Morgan Executive Director, as Head of Americas and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.
Ferguson will be responsible for Intertrust’s six offices in the USA, as well as offices in Bahamas, Brazil, BVI, Canada, Curacao, and its key office in the Cayman Islands.
Stephanie Miller, CEO of Intertrust, says: “I’m pleased that we’ve attracted such a talented leader as James. The Americas are an important market for our business and James will lead in taking advantage of opportunities in the region. With over 20 years of experience in corporate and fund services, including several senior executive leadership roles, he will be a valuable addition to our Executive Committee.”
Ferguson says: “I am excited to join Intertrust and continue expanding the Company’s business in the Americas. Intertrust is well positioned to provide a range of offerings – from compliance and regulatory reporting to accounting and administration – delivering multinational corporations, institutions and investment funds great value in terms of expertise and efficiency. I look forward to working with a team of talented professionals to serve some of the most reputable brands in the world.”
Ferguson joins Intertrust from US Bank, where he was Global Head of Strategy and Product Development of US Bank’s Wealth Management & Investment Services division. Prior to US Bank he spent 17 years at JP Morgan, most recently as Global Head of Alternative Investment Services overseeing USD 545 billion of assets under administration. Ferguson holds a Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and Legal Studies, and a Bachelor of Law degree. He is based in New York and has also worked and lived in London, Luxembourg and Johannesburg.