24 August 2017
visit www.avoka.com

Sophis appoints Christian Backe sales director, Nordics region

10 February 2011  |  2964 views  |  0 Source: Sophis

Sophis, a leading provider of cross-asset, front-to-back portfolio and risk management solutions, today announced that it has appointed Christian Backe as its new sales director for the Nordics region.

Christian joined Sophis in 2010 and will be responsible for new business development and client relationships in the Nordic region.

Before joining Sophis, Christian held a variety of senior roles in organisations within the financial services sector, including Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and Jackson Consulting.

Christian's key responsibility will be to develop Sophis' presence and market share in the Nordics, targeting all financial institutions including banks, asset managers, hedge funds and pension funds operating in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland.

Christian commented: "There has been a shift in thinking within the investment and asset management marketplace in the Nordics: there is a recognition that a more advanced strategy is required to manage funds, especially pension funds and that more flexible technology is required. There is also a need for more sophisticated risk management and transparency, both of which we can contribute as part of our solutions."

Sebastien Roussotte - COO UK and Middle East, Sophis, said: "We are delighted that Christian made the decision to join Sophis. His background in investment management and knowledge of the Nordic region is an excellent fit for us. He will play a key role in making sure that we look after our clients in the Nordics as we build the business in the region."

"The big area of demand will be from pension funds and fund managers who recognise that they have reached the limits of their existing IT platforms and require more scalable and flexible systems to ensure they meet the needs of clients and the regulators."

Comments: (0)

Comment on this story (membership required)

Related blogs

Create a blog about this story (membership required)
visit www.dorsum.euvisit www.vasco.comdownload the paper now

Top topics

Most viewed Most shared
Rabobank constructs physical model to understand IT architectureRabobank constructs physical model to unde...
21678 views comments | 45 tweets | 90 linkedin
Barclays pairs banking data with third party apps for SmartBusiness DashboardBarclays pairs banking data with third par...
12129 views comments | 22 tweets | 35 linkedin
Australia regulates digital currenciesAustralia regulates digital currencies
11583 views comments | 21 tweets | 35 linkedin
RBS to bring Silicon Valley to EdinburghRBS to bring Silicon Valley to Edinburgh
11322 views comments | 10 tweets | 8 linkedin
hands typing furiouslyWhy Is Risk Analytics Important?
10934 views 0 | 7 tweets | 1 linkedin

Featured job

Competitive base and bonus, plus benefits
London, UK

Find your next job