LONDON, 18/01/2018: AxiomSL, the leading regtech provider of regulatory reporting and risk management solutions, today announced the appointment of Patrick Ward as Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Business and Partnership Strategy. Pat will play a key role expanding the company’s footprint across EMEA and developing strategic global relationships.
Prior to joining AxiomSL, Pat was Managing Director at JPMorgan Chase where he spent 39 years of his financial career. He brings extensive experience setting strategy and delivering large complex global finance transformation initiatives. Most recently he led JPMC’s Global Regulatory Technology Strategy and Programme Delivery across more than 60 jurisdictions in the US, EMEA, APAC and LATAM.
In his new role, Pat will leverage his deep business and technology experience and strong network to accelerate AxiomSL’s growth plans and identify further development opportunities.
Ed Royan, CEO, AxiomSL EMEA commented: “We are thrilled to welcome Pat on board. At AxiomSL, we are continuously working to add the best of breed from both IT and banking to our firm and Pat brings with him invaluable banking experience and knowledge that will greatly support our growth and expansion plans. We are confident this appointment will boost our presence in existing and new markets, continuing to empower our clients to meet their regional and global regulatory requirements.”
On his appointment, Patrick Ward said: “I am delighted to join AxiomSL with whom I have had a strong relationship over the last seven years in my previous role heading Global Regulatory Strategy. For me, AxiomSL’s differentiators are its impressive products, people and potential. I look forward to leveraging my global finance experience, relationships and network for the benefit of this well-established, exciting and thriving regtech company.”
AxiomSL is the global leader in regulatory reporting and risk management solutions for the financial industry, including banks, broker dealers, asset managers and insurance companies. Its unique enterprise data management (EDM) platform delivers data lineage, risk aggregation, analytics, workflow automation, validation and audit functionality.
AxiomSL’s platform supports compliance with a wide range of global and local regulations, including Basel III capital and liquidity requirements, the Dodd-Frank Act, AnaCredit, FATCA, AEI (CRS), EMIR, COREP/FINREP, CCAR, FDSF, BCBS 239, Solvency II, AIFMD, IFRS 9, MAS, ASIC, REMIT, MiFID II, SFTR, central bank disclosures, and both market and credit risk management requirements. The enterprise-wide approach offered by AxiomSL enables clients to leverage their existing data and risk management infrastructure, and reduces implementation costs, time to market and complexity.
AxiomSL employs over 600 staff globally that are dedicated to servicing clients across many of the world’s major financial centres, including New York, São Paulo, London, Paris, Brussels, Luxembourg, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Madrid, Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong and Tokyo.
AxiomSL was awarded The Asian Banker’s 2016 “Best Compliance Risk Technology Implementation of the Year” as well as “Best Implementation at a Sell-side Firm” in the 2016 Sell-side Technology Awards. It was voted Best Reporting System Provider in the 2015 Waters Rankings and was highlighted as a ‘category leader’ by Chartis Research in its 2015 Sell-side Risk Management Technology report. The company’s work has also been recognized through a number of other accolades, including success in the Best Reporting Initiative category of the American Financial Technology Awards and in the Customer Satisfaction section of the Chartis RiskTech100 rankings. www.axiomsl.com.
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