Independent wrap platform Ascentric today announces the appointment of Jon Finn as IT Director. Finn is currently Chief Technology Officer at 1st - The Exchange.
Finn, who joins Ascentric on 14th June, will head the IT function and be tasked with spearheading the future design and functionality of the wrap platform. He has worked in the delivery and development of software to the financial services industry for more than 20 years, developing the Officeweb product that was subsequently acquired by Crisp Computing in 2000.
Commenting on his appointment, Finn stated, "I am really excited to be joining a young, dynamic company with such a market-leading proposition. With platforms playing a key role in helping adviser firms move to the new RDR world, I am looking forward to using my experience in driving the Ascentric proposition forward and helping them consolidate their emerging position as the wrap of choice in the adviser market."
Hugo Thorman, Managing Director of Ascentric added, "We are really pleased to be announcing such a high calibre appointment in Jon. He brings to the company a wealth of knowledge and experience in adviser-facing technology as well as effective IT management, and will ensure the Ascentric Wrap continues to evolve to meet the needs of advisers and their clients".