2011 July 13
El Segundo, CA, JULY 13, 2011 – KCC, a Computershare company and premier provider of administrative-support services and technology solutions for the legal and financial industries, announced today that Benjamin Schrag has been promoted to Vice President of Business Development for KCC’s corporate restructuring services and Patrick Ivie has been promoted to Vice President of Class Action Services.
As VP of Business Development for KCC’s corporate restructuring services, Ben leads client engagement initiatives to solidify the firm’s market leadership position in claims and noticing services for Chapter 11 case administration. Over the last year, Ben has established new client relationships, developed differentiated regional market strategies and upheld KCC’s reputation as a highly-responsive and flexible partner for legal and financial professionals involved in corporate restructurings.
As VP of Class Action Services for KCC, Patrick oversees the growing business development team of class action experts located throughout the country. He has developed strategic initiatives to build upon KCC’s increasing market share in class action settlement administration. In addition, he leads the firm’s efforts to expand its brand recognition, and contribute substantive value to the class action settlement administration process.
“Ben and Patrick have demonstrated exceptional leadership skills and have provided valuable insight into our overall business development approaches,” said Jonathan Carson, KCC’s Managing Director. “Their previous legal experience reinforces our vision to offer a higher standard of client service, which has been unrivaled over the last decade, and will continue with these talented new members of our leadership team.”
Prior to joining KCC, Ben was an associate in the Restructuring Group at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in the firm’s New York office. His experience includes the representation of debtors involved in complex Chapter 11 restructurings.
Patrick was an associate in the Los Angeles office of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Field LLP where he handled complex litigation and bankruptcy matters.
KCC was recently named as one of the “Best Claims Administrators” by the New York Law Journal and recognized for two consecutive years as the “Turnaround Product/Service of the Year” for its Corporate Restructuring Services in The M&A Advisor Annual Turnaround Awards.