DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE: DST) said it has appointed Gregg W. Givens to serve as vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, effective Jan. 1, 2014, succeeding Kenneth V. Hager, who will retire from DST Systems as planned after 29 years of service to the company.
Givens has more than 30 years of financial and accounting experience and has been with DST since 1996. He has served as vice president and Chief Accounting officer for the past 14 years. He has played a key role in the implementation of DST´s strategic plan, including recent non-core asset monetisations, real estate sales and the company´s recent addition of a separate reporting segment for its Healthcare businesses, which has significantly improved DST Systems´ transparency and visibility with the investment community.
DST Systems provides sophisticated information processing solutions and services to support the global asset management, insurance, retirement, brokerage, and healthcare industries.