Avelo, the UK's leading provider of technology solutions to the financial services market, has announced the appointment of James Thomson as its new Chief Technology Officer.
Bringing a wealth of demonstrable experience, James joins Avelo from Odyssey Financial Technologies where he held the position of Senior Vice President with responsibility for the development of its front office banking technology platforms and wealth management products.
Prior to Odyssey, James spent time with Misys, where his focus was on its back office banking solutions for commercial lending, global cash management, compliance and general finance. His experience is extensive in creating and leading teams, with a hands-on approach to product management and development particularly within the financial technology sector.
Chris Noblet, Managing Director, Avelo, said: "James has a proven track record of successful software delivery in the financial technology and financial services sectors and brings with him a solution focused approach which can only help us grow as a business. His appointment will play a big part in ensuring that Avelo continues to be the market leading technology provider."
James Thomson added: "Joining Avelo at this stage in its evolution marks an exciting step for me. Three market-leading brands have come together to form a powerful new force in financial services technology with the ability to connect the industry end to end. I am greatly looking forward to working with the teams here to develop market leading software solutions which are both cutting edge and in line with our customers' needs."