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Director Business Product Management COO in NYC Resume Achson Chin


Achson Chin is a business executive with extensive years of operating experience within the investment and securities services industry. Achson has a diverse background with expertise in business, financial, and risk management, strategy, planning, and analysis, business development, product management, sales administration, client management, trading, process and project engineering, and operations.

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									                                                            ACHSON CHIN
Tel: 732-423-4494                               Metuchen, New Jersey 08840                        E-mail:


A business executive with extensive years of operating experience within the investment and securities services industry. Diverse
background with expertise in business, financial, and risk management, strategy, planning, and analysis, business development, product
management, sales administration, client management, trading, process and project engineering, and operations. Strong cross functional
experience and solutions oriented with a keen business acumen and proven track record in the development and implementation of
securities services solutions for traditional and alternative asset managers, institutional investors, market intermediaries, as well as issuers
accessing the capital markets.

                                                      PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

CITIGROUP                                                                                                                     1996 - 2011
Global Transaction Services (GTS)
Director, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and Product Manager - North America Securities and Fund Services (2006 – 2011)
         Directed the business, financial, and risk management processes for the securities and funds services business in North America
         including strategy development, planning and analysis, business risk, control, and compliance activities and executive reporting
         Developed financial, headcount, operations and technology budgets and business operating plans
         Chaired the Fiduciary Oversight and Deal Review Committees
         Evaluated and executed key business initiatives and strategic growth opportunities in coordination with Product Management,
         Sales, Client Coverage, Operations and Technology, and other internal Citi product organizations
         Led in the identification, evaluation, development, and implementation of securities services solutions into the public sector,
         endowments & foundations client segments in conjunction with sales and coverage teams
         Managed the RFP, Client Proposals and Presentations Unit consisting of 11 FTEs in support of over $100 million in annualized sales
         Drove the execution of over $25mm in revenue, re-engineering and expense reduction initiatives through cross functional teams
         Provided overall project management oversight for the implementation of key business outsourcing opportunities

Director, Manager of Global Client Analytics - GTS Sales, Marketing, & Business Development (2005 – 2006)
         Managed business and client analysis/reporting activities in support of global sales and client coverage organizations
         Oversaw the global client coverage process, sales pipeline management process, analysis of sales team effectiveness, and
         development of business intelligence through use of CRM tools

Director, CAO and Business Manager - Securities and Fund Services/Securities Finance (2001 – 2005)
         Coordinated all business management processes covering Trading, Cash Collateral Reinvestment, Product Management, Risk
         Management, Operations, Technology, Sales and Client Management for the securities lending business
         Developed and implemented a principal “conduit” lending capability to facilitate the lending of securities to hedge funds
         Created a joint business strategy in partnership with equity and fixed income prime brokerage product areas
         Led in the development of business requirements documentation and evaluation of a new securities lending technology platform
         Managed all business control, risk, and compliance functions including coordination of all borrower credit facility requests and
         served as primary business liaison with internal and external auditors/regulators
         Prepared business and financial plans, budgets, forecasts, and reporting
         Served as Head of Business Fiduciary Review Committee

Vice President, Head of Business Strategy, Planning and Analysis - Cross Border Custody and Securities Lending (2000 – 2001)
         Managed the business strategy, planning and analysis and control functions for the custody and securities lending businesses
         Coordinated business management processes including business reviews and metrics
         Prepared overall business plans and budgets for division
         Sponsored key technology development projects for division
         Represented Division on Innovation Team Challenge

Vice President, Regional Product Manager and Global Strategic Planning Manager - Securities Lending (1998 – 2000)
         Managed the securities lending product team in North America
         Developed 3rd party securities lending capabilities for public pension plans and foreign central banks
         Provided technical product support to Sales and Account Management including new business implementation
         Led strategic planning and business analysis including evaluation of a potential alliance in Canada

Vice President, Securities Lending Trading Desk Manager (1996 – 1998)
         Managed all trading desk and cash collateral investment activities consisting of 10 traders within the Securities Lending business
         covering Equities, Corporate Bonds, Government & Agency securities, and Cash Reinvestment
Tel: 732-423-4494                                     ACHSON CHIN                            E-mail:

THE CHASE MANHATTAN BANK, N.A.                                                                                             1994 - 1996
Institutional Trust Group
Vice President, American Depositary Receipts and Equity Services Division Executive
         Managed the start-up and development of the American Depositary Receipts and Equity Services business
         Oversaw the development of detailed operational workflows, procedures and technology platforms in support of business
         Developed and implemented strategic business plan
         Led the review of a potential business acquisition and alliance

CITIGROUP                                                                                                                  1986 - 1994
Worldwide Securities Services, Issuer Services Division
American Depositary Receipts (ADR) Department
Positions held included Director of ADR Program Management, Head of Operations, Head of ADR Broker Sales/Marketing and
Operations, Deputy Head of Global ADR Sales, and Head of ADR Client Administration
         Prepared annual business plans and budgets including revenue and expense forecasts
         Led in the establishment of new depositary receipt facilities (IPOs, Rule 144A offerings, secondary market listings) for foreign
         issuers in conjunction with investment bankers, legal counsel, and investor relations firms
         Maintained all sub-custodian and client (issuer and broker) relationships including retentive marketing
         Implemented revenue growth, expense reduction, and productivity projects
         Oversaw the development of product enhancements, new operational processes, product enhancements, unit costs, capacity plans,
         and technology enhancement initiatives
         Established and implemented service quality programs including quality and timeliness indicators
         Directed the day to day management of the operations group in support of the depositary receipts business

FMC CORPORATION                                                                                                            1979 - 1986
Industrial Chemicals Group, Phosphorus Chemicals Division
Positions held included Manufacturing Manager, Project Engineer, and Process Engineer
         Managed the production of food-grade phosphoric acid and sodium phosphates within customer specified technical specifications
         Ensured compliance with all environmental and regulatory guidelines
         Implemented overall plant cost awareness, control, and improvement programs
         Administered the company labor contract to ensure an equitable approach in accomplishing production requirements
         Managed the start-up of a multi-million dollar microprocessor based process control system
         Provided technical support to the plant’s capital, cost reduction, and energy optimization projects
         Prepared authorizations for capital expenditure and performed economic analyses on various engineering and construction
         Led process development and optimization projects
         Designed, engineered, and provided technical support to various manufacturing processes
         Analyzed and provided troubleshooting support for product quality problems


M.B.A. - Major in Finance

B.E. - Major in Chemical Engineering

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