American Stock Transfer & Trust Company
Appoints Mona Hanesas President of Equity Plan
March 15, 2010 08:38 AM Eastern Daylight Time
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC (“AST”)
announced today that Mona Hanes, former senior vice president of new business, has been appointed president of
AST Equity Plan Solutions (EPS), a division of AST. The role was previously held by Uri Kaufthal, who resigned to
pursue other interests.
Hanes has a long-standing background in equity compensation; she was the Vice President of Business Development
at Wachovia’s Shareholder Services group for 12 years until the unit was acquired in 2006 by AST. During her
tenure, she was instrumental in developing innovative products to respond to companies in a rapidly growing global
environment. One such product is Share Save, designed for non-U.S. based companies with employees in the U.S.
Mark Healy, president and CEO of AST, notes, “Mona brings great experience and a solid knowledge of equity
compensation to this role. Her detailed understanding of systems and operations and excellent relationship building
skills make her a natural for this key role in our organization.”
John McMurtrie, Managing Director of LINK Market Services, adds, “Having worked with Mona over the past
year and a half, I am confident that she is the right person to work with us as we launch the AST LINK brand
AST services over 2,800 public companies and maintains shareholders’ records for approximately 6,000 issues.
AST is part of a global network of transfer agent and employee plan providers known as the LINK Group.
AST provides comprehensive stock transfer and employee plan solutions including dividend disbursing, dividend
reinvestment plans, restricted stock plans, stock option and employee stock purchase plan administration, proxy
services, closed-end fund services and all types of corporate actions. Debt services include escrow agent, corporate
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