NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)–GlobeOp Financial Services added three officials as part of the expansion of the firm’s management team.

Hired were: Michael L. Allen as director of client services; Tom Kirkpatrick, as global director of quality assurance; and Brian Wolpert, global director of OTC operations and documentation.

Mr. Allen was with UBS as part of the management team leading the investment bank’s global operational risk initiative. He is joining GlobeOp’s New York office, along with Mr. Wolpert, who was the director, global head of collateral management at the Union Bank of Switzerland.

Mr. Kirkpatrick is working out of GlobeOp’s London offices. He joins from Credit Suisse First Boston, where he was the European regional head of product control. His responsibilities included quality assurance and the development of operational risk metrics.

The new positions are expected to enhance GlobeOp’s position with its growing base of clients in the hedge fund industry, according to a statement from Vernon Barback, president and chief operating officer of GlobeOp.

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