June 14, 2024 Oak Group appoints David Ainger as Group Chief Operating Officer

David Ainger has joined international funds, private client and corporate service provider, Oak Group, as Group Chief Operating Officer.

Oak Group appoints David Ainger as Group Chief Operating Officer

David will oversee the day-to-day administrative and operational functions at Oak. He will be working closely with Oak’s CEO, Kim Sgarlata, the Executive Committee, and the entire management team to support the group's strategic vision and growth plans.

With a career spanning more than 20 years, David brings extensive experience in managing and transforming business operations across multiple jurisdictions and service lines. Gaining a vast amount of experience through roles within technology consulting firms, Logica and Accenture, he has also held senior global roles at one of the large trust and corporate service providers. In addition, he has experience in designing and implementing target operating models, streamlining operational processes using a capability model approach, and deploying fit for purpose end to end technologies solutions.

Commenting on his appointment, David said:


"I am thrilled to join Oak Group at this exciting time. Oak Group has a strong reputation in the market for its expertise, agility, and client-centric approach. I look forward to working with the talented team at Oak Group to further optimise its operational performance, leverage the opportunities presented by technology and innovation, and support its ambitious transformation and growth strategy."


Oak’s Group CEO, Kim Sgarlata added:


"I am delighted to welcome David to Oak Group as our new COO. David is a seasoned professional with extensive knowledge and skills in the financial services industry. He has a proven track record of delivering operational efficiency, enhancing client and employee experiences, and driving profitability and growth. David will be a valuable addition to our leadership team and will play a key role in ensuring that we continue to provide high-quality, bespoke solutions to our clients worldwide while we grow and develop our services."


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