Wendy Piergolam was named head of client development for the U.S. at asset servicing firm IQ-EQ, a company spokeswoman confirmed in an email.
The position is new.
Ms. Piergolam will be responsible for building relationships between IQ-EQ and global fund managers, while also look to build cross-selling and collaboration within the company.
She will work under IQ-EQ's recently acquired subsidiary Blue River Partners as part of the firm's plans to expand its U.S. presence and client base.
Ms. Piergolam was director of the international desk at asset servicing provider AlphaMaven. An AlphaMaven spokesman could not be immediately reached for comment.
IQ-EQ has more than $500 billion in assets under administration.