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TMF Group appoints Kwame Lewis as head of fund services for North America

05 October 2020

TMF Group, a leading global professional services firm, has appointed a new senior executive to help drive its North America growth plans in the fund administration sector.

Kwame Lewis joins TMF Group as head of fund services for the North America region. Previously Mr Lewis served as chief financial officer for ACON Investments, a middle-market buyout private equity manager with more than $5 billion in assets. Prior to that he spent 16 years as an auditor for PwC, focusing on private equity and venture capital funds. Mr. Lewis will support and accelerate the growth of TMF’s fund services unit in North America.

Jan Willem van Drimmelen, market head for North America said: “Kwame’s arrival greatly advances our fund services offering for private equity, venture capital, real estate, private credit and other managers of closed-end funds. He is well-known among his peers and widely viewed as an innovator.”

Mr Lewis, who steps into the newly created role of head of fund services, North America, will report to Andrew O’Shea, global head of fund services, and to Jan Willem van Drimmelen, market head for the North America region.

Kwame Lewis said: “I am excited to bring my experience as a fund manager CFO to TMF Group’s  fund administration business. TMF represents a hugely exciting challenge – it has a uniquely global footprint and has all of the resources needed to be a leading fund administration provider. I’m looking forward to helping the firm continue its fast growth.”

Andrew O’Shea said: “There is no limit to our ambition for the funds market in North America, and Kwame can help us realize that ambition. We can’t wait to have him on board.”

TMF Fund Services delivers a holistic suite of fund administration and related services to Private Equity, Real Estate, Infrastructure and Credit managers.

For more information about how TMF Group can help your business with fund administration, click here.

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