Simon Cheshire has joined Asset Control as vice president of strategy and business development, based in New York.
Simon will be responsible for working as part of Asset Control's global leadership team with clients, partners and industry bodies to refine the company's strategy by prioritizing and executing on the company's key growth opportunities, and managing its partner relationships.
Simon Cheshire has 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, having held key management positions at Moody's KMV and Reuters, as well as Citigroup in Zurich, Paris and London. Before joining Asset Control, he was global head of strategy and corporate development at Moody's KMV, where he helped to redefine the company's focus on the enterprise risk and regulatory capital management sectors. Prior to that, Simon was head of strategic business development, global accounts for Reuters. He represented Reuters on the board of directors of a fixed income trading platform created by Reuters and a consortium of leading investment banks. Simon also launched and led Reuters' business in the American commercial insurance industry. He holds an MBA from Kellogg Business School, Northwestern University, and a BS in Mathematics from Birmingham University in the UK.
Phil Lynch, Asset Control's president and chief executive officer, said, "Simon's depth of knowledge of the industry and strategic business development on a global scale will provide significant value to Asset Control as we enter a new decade of opportunity and growth. With strong product innovations and partnerships, a growing worldwide customer base, and a seasoned management team, Asset Control stands to further enhance its leadership position in the data management technology arena."