Vistra, a fund administration, trusts and corporate services provider, has announced the appointment of Scott Kraemer as the new Managing Director, Alternative Investments in North America, effective immediately to spearhead the company’s alternative investment (AI) business in North America.
In this role, Scott is responsible for the development and execution of the AI strategy for North America, including operations, key account management, strategic partnerships and resource allocation across Vistra’s offices in the region. He will be based in New York, reporting to Onno Bouwmeister, Vistra’s Group Managing Director of Alternative Investments.
With over 25 years of professional experience in financial services, Scott has held senior roles in operations, accounting, technology and risk at various global organisations, including J.P. Morgan, BNY Mellon and State Street. In his most recent role at State Street, he was Senior Vice President in the Private Equity & Real Asset Fund Services Group overseeing the New York and New Jersey offices.
Onno Bouwmeister, Vistra’s Group Managing Director of Alternative Investments, commented, “North America is an important region for Vistra and we are pleased to have Scott on board to strengthen our alternative investment leadership team. His expertise and strong track record in the region will enable us to capturing further business opportunities.”