Cihan Kasikara based in Kansas City, Missouri is Vice President and the Head of Global Middle Office overseeing global trade and corporate actions operations, custody relationship and network management as well as client account onboarding for American Century Investments.
Mr Kasikara, who joined American Century Investments in 2020, is responsible for managing and leading the Global Middle Office. He oversees the Global Middle Office teams based in London, New York City and Kansas City where the teams’ responsibilities include all aspects of the investment and trade operations support and client service to American Century Investments including Trade Operations & Settlements, Custodian Bank and Prime Broker Account and Relationship Management, Corporate Actions, Client and Product Onboarding.
Prior to joining American Century, Mr Kasikara was with Franklin Templeton Investments for 19 years, most recently leading Franklin Templeton’s Global Trade Services and Settlements covering Trade Operations, Derivatives Support and Client Middle Office.
Mr. Kasikara holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Florida Atlantic University and an Masters in Business Administration from Regis University.