ICS Appoints Anthony Riha as Vice President of Sales, Asia
SINGAPORE (October 25, 2017) – ISS Corporate Solutions, Inc. (ICS), a leading provider of compensation and governance tools and advisory services to help companies improve shareholder value and reduce risk, today announced the appointment of Anthony Riha as Vice President of Sales, Asia.
Based in Singapore, Riha will work closely with ICS’ regional sales and advisory teams in furtherance of the business’s overall growth strategy, which is underpinned by the provision of industry leading data, analytics, tools, and advisory services to corporations and their advisors.
Reporting to Stephen James, ICS’ Head of EMEA & Asia-Pacific, Riha will also be responsible for maintaining and managing existing relationships with clients who depend on ICS to help design and manage governance and remuneration programs that align with company goals, reduce risk, and address the needs of a diverse shareholder base.
“Our Asia-Pacific clients will benefit greatly from Tony’s deep knowledge and understanding of the region’s capital markets and its key players, including regulatory bodies responsible for oversight of publicly traded companies,” said James. “Tony’s addition underscores ICS’ deep commitment to our regional clients to continue providing the gold-standard in solutions, services, and advisory, particularly as regional governments drive forward the debate on matters ranging from board diversity to takeover defenses.”
Based in Asia since 2008, Riha previously served with the Irish Funds Industry Association where, among other responsibilities, he stewarded engagement between Irish Funds and the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Hong Kong Exchanges, Hong Kong Securities & Futures Commission, and China Securities Regulatory Commission on policies and strategic matters. Prior to that, Riha served as senior director and head of the technology sales teams at RR Donnelly Investment Management Services with responsibility for building relationships with Asia-area C-Suite executives as well as providing companies and professional service providers technology driven compliance and regulatory solutions. Concurrent with Broadcast Journalism studies at Edison College, Tony started his professional career as a News Writer for ABC and NBC News affiliates in the United States, attaining the title of Producer/Senior Writer.
“I am extremely pleased to join ICS and its talented team in Singapore,” said Riha. “ICS is a key regional player and I look forward to working as a member of a team to build bridges and foster dialogue between corporations and their shareholders.”