Apex Group promotes South Africa’s Jon Hugill to Executive Committee

Jon Hugill, Global Head of Open-End Product at Apex Group. Image Credit; Apex Group

May 23, 2023/Apex Group

Apex Group Ltd. (“Apex Group” or “The Group”), a global financial services provider, today announces the appointment of Jon Hugill the role of Global Head of Open-End Product and Member of the Executive Committee, to support and drive the business’ sustained growth.

In this new global role, Jon will be responsible for overseeing the enhancement, growth and delivery of Apex Group’s single-source solution to open-ended fund clients. Globally, Apex Group offers the broadest range of fund and administration solutions to USD$800bn of open-ended funds.

Jon joined Apex Group following the acquisition of Maitland Group in early 2023. He spent over 15 years at Maitland, most recently as Managing Director of Fund Services, based in Cape Town. Previously Jon served on the Maitland International Holdings Board and held various roles including operations, technology and projects. Prior to joining Maitland Jon worked for eight years in London. Jon holds an MBA from Stellenbosch University.

Jon Hugill, Global Head of Open-End Product at Apex Group comments: “I look forward to working with my colleagues as part of Apex Group’s experienced management team to enable our business to continue to grow and innovate, while delivering exceptional technology-enabled solutions and experiences to our clients.”

Apex Group has recently entered the South African market through the acquisitions of Sanne Group and Maitland, and now employs over 1,200 people across offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town to deliver its single-source solution to over ZAR 2.5trn (USD$127bn) of assets for 150 clients, including a growing global client base of asset managers, capital markets, private clients and family offices.

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