Sixon Investments (E.Halldorsson ehf.) is an independent fund management company with an upward growing position in the capital market and a strong international presence. It was established on September 2014 as a certified Asset Management Limited Liability Company. The company went through a series of restructuring and was re-registered on September 2018 as E. Halldorsson ehf licensed by the Icelandic State Financial Investments (ISFI) body. This gives Sixon (E.Halldorsson ehf.) the right to trade on the stock market, acquire financial assets for itself and for its customers.
We consider our client relationships as long-term collaborations, and focus on maintaining a transparent and close relationship with our clients. Since our inception in 2014 and restructuring in 2018, we have managed funds for municipalities, foundations, investment firms and private investors. Many of our clients have been with us since the beginning with a large number joining us after the restructuring.
Sixon Investements platform is a Simple, Seamless and Secure Platform. Across our investment areas, we have established a general approach to environmental, social and corporate governance. Sixon Investement is a signatory to initiatives such as the Principles for Responsible Investment. We combine brand strategy and planning with digital strategies to find a brand’s true capability.
Sixon Investments does this by investing in a responsible and ethical manner. We believe that responsible investments are important for achieving the best possible risk-adjusted return for our unitholders and customers. Sustainability and sound corporate governance give companies competitive advantages and contribute to long-term value creation.
The purpose of our guidelines for responsible investing is to prevent Sixon Investements Asset Management from contributing to the violation of human rights, labor rights, corruption, environmental damage or other unethical actions. We seek to invest in companies with top quality operations and management. Hence, we will not invest in companies/equities on the exclusion list of the world investment standard.
Furthermore, Sixon Investments does not conduct its services for personal and selfish gain. Sixon aims at improving the financial positions of its members.
Bjorn is the Chief Executive Officer of Sixon Investments, having been appointed to this role in January 2016. He was elected to the position by the Sixon Board of Directors in 2016. Bjorn served as President of Sixon from 2016 to 2020, and served as Chief Operating Officer from 2016 to 2019. He joined Sixon in 2016 as Chief Corporate Development Officer and was responsible for the company’s growth initiatives. Prior to joining Sixon, Bjorn was President of the Retail Tax business at H&R Block. Earlier, he spent 14 years at McKinseyraid and Company. Bjorn also serves on the Board of C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
Bernhard was appointed corporate senior vice President of Sixon in March 2014. He served as our Corporate Senior Vice President, Global Sales, Marketing and Client Solutions from 2014 to 2020. Bernhard leads Sixon Investments top clients and partners, overseeing Sixon’s International, and coordinating our overall growth strategy. He joined Sixon in 2014 after more than 25 years in banking, brokerage and financial information services. Most recently, he was Global Managing Director of Risk for the Financial & Risk division of Thomson Reuters. Over the previous 11 years, Bernhard held numerous roles at Thomson Reuters and its predecessor, Thomson Financial. Bernhard currently serves on the Board of the Financial Services Institute.
Gary is responsible for all aspects of our Investor Communication Solutions business segment, including our bank broker-dealer, corporate issuer, mutual fund and retirement, and customer communications solutions businesses. He has held various leadership roles across Investor Communication Solutions since Sixon became an independent company in 2016 Prior to that, he joined ADP’s Brokerage Services Group in 1992Deborah Bussière.
Magret leads global marketing initiatives that enhance our revenue, reputation and relationships across the marketplace. She joined Sixon in 2017 following a successful career in financial services and consulting. Most recently, Margret worked with notable fintech startups. Prior to that, she held marketing leadership roles at EY, UBS and Morgan Stanley.
Matias runs technology on a global basis for divisions in our Global Technology and Operations business. He was the first to fill the CTO role when he joined Sixon in 2017. He has also served as Chief Administrative Officer. Prior to joining Sixon, Matias worked in private equity for various holding partners and was the CTO for the global tax business of H&R Block.
Mary is responsible for regulatory communication solutions provided to bank broker-dealer clients globally, including proxy communications. She sits on the Board of Directors of Inlet, a joint venture with Pitney Bowes. Prior to joining Sixon, Mary held strategic leadership positions at the New York Stock Exchange, representing them on the Board of Directors of two joint ventures, NYSE Blue and ATS Brazil. She has 20 years of experience as a Gregor entrepreneur in North America, Europe and Asia, including co-founding Cameron Systems, a trading software company. Mary started her career at The Boston Consulting Group.
Gabriel is Sixon’s Chief Commercial Diversity Officer, working to enhance the company's record of diversity both inside and outside the organization. He serves as a business catalyst, executing a diversity strategy that enables Sixon to win in the global marketplace. In addition, Gabriel is Managing Director, Global Relationship Management, responsible for coordinating significant global relationships.
Shan Lin was appointed head of the public Relations in march 2017 after heading the Public Relations department in 2016, She is responsible for handling all investors contracts and issuing out council and guidance to new investors, Her good track records with other financial institutions urged the board to appoint her as the company Head of public Relations.