Daily News: May 7, 2014

Milestone Group Names MD/Head of North America

Milestone Group announced that Robert Caporale will join the company as managing director and head of North America.

Robert brings 30 years of experience in financial services and technology. He spent the last 12 years at JPMorgan where he held senior leadership positions in strategy, business management and sales within the investor services business line. Robert has worked extensively with asset managers, alternative investment managers, insurance companies and pensions. Prior to JPMorgan, Robert held senior positions at IBM, Deutsche Bank and Fiserv.

Geoff Hodge, CEO of Milestone Group, said, “This appointment reflects our commitment to the North American market and follows other senior hires in product management and business development. Our aim is to deliver solutions to funds companies that address local market conditions, client needs and priorities while leveraging our global capability and expertise.”

Caporale commented, “I am delighted to have the opportunity to join a dynamic and growing global organization with so much potential to transform funds’ businesses. This industry has had to focus on reducing the costs of their operating models. I’ll be looking to build upon Milestone Group’s success delivering greater innovation and helping funds businesses achieve new levels of operating efficiency, effectiveness and capability.”