The move has been driven by client demand, as the cost and regulatory pressures intensify. As a result, firms are looking for cheaper and more efficient ways to access Asset Control’s data management services, while still ensuring that data is delivered on time and to a high standard.
"We're pleased to have someone of Simon's talent driving our Managed Services strategy," said Richard Petti, CEO, Asset Control. "Development in this area is incredibly important for our clients. Financial institutions require stronger partnerships to help meet the service level agreements that are essential to successful data operations. Simon's experience will be instrumental in delivering this and his customer-centric approach will make our service the best in the market.”
Simon Matthews brings over twenty years of commercial and operational experience to Asset Control. He previously worked at Orange Business Services, in the financial and energy sectors, where he was Director of Business Solutions. Simon has also held senior positions at Société General and Crosby Securities in EMEA and Asia.
In further management changes, Edwin Persoon has been promoted to Vice President of Technical Services. In this customer-focused role, Persoon will work to ensure that Asset Control makes full use of new technology innovations to better meet client needs.