Head of Global Sales and Client Coverage
Christopher (Chris) Coleman is executive vice president and head of Global Sales and Client Coverage at State Street. In this role, he oversees Global Sales, Global Client Management and Sales Enablement functions across our regional and segment organizations. Prior to his current role, he was executive vice president and head of Sales for the Americas at State Street, where he led sales and business development across all industry sectors. Earlier, he was senior vice president and head of the Global Relationship Management Program, where he managed a team of relationship executives with direct responsibility for 40 global client relationships.
Chris joined us through the 2007 acquisition of Investors Bank and Trust, where he was the senior director of Sales and Marketing. In this role, he was involved in various sales, product development and marketing efforts, including the Alternative Investments Product Steering Committee, the Collective Investment Trust Steering Committee and the launch and expansion of Investors Bank’s Canadian presence.
Chris has over 28 years of experience in the financial industry, with extensive knowledge of product development, sales management, operations and client management. Before joining Investors, Chris spent nine years with Thomson Financial, where he spearheaded buy- and sell-side sales and product development efforts in the financial services data, operations and platforms space.
Chris graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, where he serves in several advisory and board capacities.