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Global Shares welcomes John Meehan as Managing Director

Content Team January 6, 2015 mins read

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Global Shares welcomes John Meehan as Managing Director

Global Shares has announced the appointment of John Meehan as Managing Director. John will lead the new Business Development Team which is responsible for developing international business for all regions outside of North America.


John has spent over 15 years in the equity compensation industry and has held a number of Senior Client Management and Business Development positions working with many of the largest companies in the world.  Before joining Global Shares, John worked for Computershare and was responsible for their Executive Investment Services business and also new business development for companies conducting Initial Public Offerings.  Prior to this, John was Head of Client Management for Morgan Stanley’s International Stock Plans business.


“Global Shares has demonstrated tremendous progress over the last few years and I am confident that their refreshing, client-centric approach to share plan services combined with their market-leading technology will ensure that we have an exciting future ahead”

–       John Meehan, Managing Director at Global Shares


John will be joined by Brian Purcell, who has worked as Client Relationship Director at Global Shares New York Office for the past 3 years. Brian brings a wealth of experience with him, having previously spent 2 years working as European Client Relationship Manager and 3 years as a Share Plan Analyst.

John, along with the UK and new international Business Development Team, will be based at the new Global Shares offices in St Paul’s in London, in close proximity to the London Stock Exchange.


“We are delighted to welcome John to our Senior Management Team. His experience in business development in the financial services industry and his ability to build long-standing relationships is an excellent fit for Global Shares. He joins us at an exciting time as we roll out our first class Software, Administration and Financial Reporting Products to global markets”

–       Tim Houstoun, CEO at Global Shares

About Global Shares

Global Shares is an independent market-leading provider of share plan administration services and highly innovative web-based SaaS for companies in-house equity administration and financial reporting. With offices in London, New York, California, Shanghai and Ireland, we work with a significant number of high profile public and private companies globally with participants in 100+ countries. Our software products and services are created 100% in-house by our IT team and are renowned for their high quality, flexibility and reliability.

Our London Office:

Global Shares,

Juxon House,

100 St Pauls Churchyard,

London EC4M 8BU,


Tel: +44 (0)203 102 7361

Email: [email protected] 

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Please Note: This publication contains general information only and Global Shares is not, through this article, issuing any advice, be it legal, financial, tax-related, business-related, professional or other. The Global Shares Academy is not a substitute for professional advice and should not be used as such. Global Shares does not assume any liability for reliance on the information provided herein.