Thomson Reuters Appoints Akellian as Managing Director of Wealth Management

Thomson Reuters announced the appointment of David Akellian as managing director of wealth management. Akellian will be based in New York and will report to Abel Clark, managing director, financial sector.

In his new role, Akellian will lead the Thomson Reuters North American wealth management business, which delivers a complete suite of integrated front office and back office technology solutions to leading wealth management firms to manage their daily brokerage operations and complex regulatory and compliance requirements. Akellian and his team will extend Thomson Reuters partnership with customers and deliver the next generation of innovative and market leading solutions.

Akellian has more than 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry and is ideally suited to lead Thomson Reuters North American wealth management business. He joins Thomson Reuters from LPL Financial, where he was most recently executive vice president and head of Platform Solutions.

“We are delighted to welcome David to Thomson Reuters,” says Clark. “We are committed to our customers’ success and helping ensure that they thrive in a rapidly changing market. The appointment of David to lead our North American wealth management business, with the vast experience that he brings, is a clear demonstration of this commitment. David will provide key leadership as we further enhance our best in class solutions that address key operational challenges and let advisors focus on building relationships and growing their business.”