Apex Fund Services (Apex) has appointed Fred Jacobs as Chief Revenue Officer. Jacobs brings with him over 25 years of experience building businesses in financial services markets.
Throughout his career, Jacobs (pictured), has held various leadership roles the US, Asia, Latin America, and Europe, equipping him with comprehensive cross-jurisdictional management experience. Prior to joining Apex, Jacobs managed sales, relationship management and client service for the Fiserv Investment Services group. His 20 years of achievements in the Alternative Investment Industry include building the business development activities for both SS&C GlobeOp and PFPC/PNC. Jacobs brings the ability to understand client needs and to build and manage an institutional grade, multi-disciplined sales force across a global platform.
In addition to holding leadership positions at some of the most renowned financial services companies in the country, Jacobs has established an industry-wide reputation through serving as chairman and moderator at several major investment industry conferences. He has spoken on topics related to growth, structure, and trends in the global money management industry.
Peter Hughes, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Apex Fund Services, says: “Fred’s extensive industry experience and standout contributions to the financial services space make him the ideal fit for this crucial role at Apex. As the Apex name continues to grow throughout the U.S., and as we continue to enhance our offering and expanding portfolio of clients on a global basis, the depth and breadth of Fred’s industry expertise will serve as an invaluable asset to the team.”
Fred Jacobs, Chief Revenue Officer, Apex Fund Services, said: “I am thrilled to be joining the Apex team at this pivotal juncture for the firm and the industry. Apex has a competitive edge that many firms, both institutional and boutique, will find compelling. As the industry landscape evolves to meet new opportunities, Apex will always have the right platform to exceed market needs. I’m excited to work with great people, products and services and to build upon the Apex reputation.”