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Fraser Smith Joins as Chief Financial Officer

12 Jan 2021

Sova Capital is pleased to announce that Fraser Smith has joined the firm as Chief Financial Officer. Fraser brings significant experience as a Global Financial Director with expertise in Asset Management, Global Banking & Markets, UHNW Wealth Management and Securities Services.

Sergey Sukhanov, CEO, comments — “Fraser’s financial expertise and experience within large Global financial organisations strengthens our Senior team and provides the financial support that  Sova Capital will require to drive our ambitious growth agenda and hit our strategic and financial objectives.”

Fraser spent the last 12 years at HSBC originally as Global Financial Controller in Asset Management then Head of Business Performance for Global Banking & Markets and in his final four years as Global CFO for their Securities Services division. Prior to that Fraser was at Merrill Lynch for five years and also spent four years at Arthur Andersen as a Corporate Fraud Investigator.

Fraser qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young in London.

Fraser Smith: “It’s very exciting to join Sova Capital at the start of a significant period of growth and change. I am looking forward to a dynamic environment, moving at a pace, and learning something new every day. I am keen to get started and I look forward to working with you all and helping Sova achieve its strategic ambitions.”