Oaks-Based SEI Investments Finds New Leader to Succeed the Only CEO the Company Has Ever Had

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Oaks-based SEI Investments has found its next chief executive officer in Ryan Hicke, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, according to a staff report from the Street Insider.

Hicke will become CEO and a member of the company’s board of directors on June 1, 2022.

He is succeeding Founder Alfred P. West, Jr., who successfully led and grew SEI for more than half a century. Meanwhile West will transition into the role of Executive Chairman.

“It has been an honor to lead SEI since founding the company in 1968, and I am incredibly proud of all that we have accomplished over the last 50-plus years,” said West. “I’m confident that Ryan’s experience at SEI, his focus on growth and innovation, leadership skills, and deep understanding of our culture, clients, and teammates make him the right choice to serve as SEI’s next CEO.”

In his 24 years with SEI, Hicke has held several senior leadership positions and has played an important role in creating and executing SEI’s business strategy.

“I have the privilege of working alongside the most talented team in the industry each day, and I’m honored to serve as SEI’s next CEO,” he said.

Ryan Hicke is 44 years old and resides in the Philadelphia area with his wife and five children. He holds a degree in Finance from Saint Joseph’s University and serves on the board of directors for the Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies.

Read more about SEI Investments in the Street Insider.