Fidelity Investments appoints new General Manager for Ireland "at an exciting time"
31st October 2019: Fidelity Investments has appointed Al Riviezzo as General Manager for Fidelity Investments Ireland. Fidelity Investments has maintained operations in Ireland since 1996 and currently has 1,000 employees in both Dublin and Galway delivering technology, operations and support services to the US business.
A native of New York, and a graduate of Boston College, Mr. Riviezzo has spent over 20 years with Fidelity in the US and joins the Irish business at what Fidelity says is "an exciting time".
Al Riviezzo
Al Riviezzo

Speaking in Dublin, Mr. Riviezzo said, “Ireland has such a strong reputation for delivering best-in-class technology and operational solutions for our US business. I’m pleased to join our exceptional teams here and continue to drive our business’s strong performance for our global partners and customers.”

Fidelity Investments is a global diversified financial services company based in Boston, with assets under administration of $7.8 trillion, and serving 71 million customer accounts. Mr. Riviezzo comes to Ireland from Westlake, Texas, where he has held the role of Senior Vice President since 2005, leading sales and service delivery teams for Fidelity’s Personal and Workplace business.

Company's Profile:
Fidelity Investments is a diversified financial services company based in Boston with a global presence that spans countries across North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. With assets under administration of $7.8 trillion, and serving 71 million customer accounts as at June 30, 2019, it focuses on meeting the unique needs of a diverse set of customers and helping more than 28 million people invest their own life savings. Since founding more than 70 years ago, Fidelity’s success has been driven by countless product and technology innovations, all aimed at improving financial outcomes for customers. As a privately-owned company, it has the autonomy to do things the right way for its customers and our employees. Fidelity prides itself on being more than a financial services firm – it is an innovator, a market leader in defining investment strategies, and a pioneer in developing cutting-edge technology solutions. Since the company’s inception in Ireland, it has persistently innovated, resulting in nine technology patents.

In 1996 Fidelity created its first global footprint in Ireland. The work at Fidelity Ireland is critical to the global organisation, delivering essential technology, operations and support services. A committed voice for diversity and inclusion, the company has worked hard to create an energized and vibrant workplace, filled with opportunity. Fidelity Investments is home to a welcoming, multi-cultural team of creative thinkers — working hand-in-hand with colleagues in the U.S., India and China.

In recognition of its commitment through programmes and leadership to support women in technology, Fidelity Ireland was awarded the inaugural Women in Technology award from Technology Ireland in 2018 and more recently, it was recognised as Enterprise of the Year 2019 by ITAG.