RiskBusiness appoints John Simone EVP

Source: RiskBusiness

RiskBusiness, the award-winning, pioneering risk advisory, risk data and information services firm, today announced the appointment of a new Executive Vice President.

Joining the firm to focus on operational risk management in the financial services and insurance sectors globally is John Simone.

Mr. Simone was most recently the global head of operational risk management for American International Group based in New York, having previously worked as a Senior Officer at JPMorgan Chase in Private Banking as the Chief Risk Officer, Retail Banking as the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Risk Manager, and Corporate in Finance and Internal Audit as a Regional Auditor.

Peter Fiorillo, Chief Executive Officer for RiskBusiness Americas commented "As we continue to expand our level of operational risk management expertise in the financial services and insurance sectors to meet the growing demand for such services, John Simone brings extensive global experience to complement our existing infrastructure. We are excited to have someone of John's stature joining our firm at such a critical time as the regulatory environment is becoming ever more demanding for our clients in the financial services sector and beyond."

John joins RiskBusiness at a critical time and in a year which sees RiskBusiness move up from 12th position to the 7th position in the ranking of the Top 20 Operational Risk Software Providers world-wide.

Mike Finlay, Chief Executive Officer for RiskBusiness International commented "One of the core principles underlying RiskBusiness' success and our recognition within the industry, as evidenced by the OpRisk & Compliance 10th Anniversary Special Achievement Award, is our deployment of highly experienced practitioners who can immediately deliver sustainable value to our clients through the use of our risk content, risk data and risk information tools and products. John, along with additional resources we are currently seeking to secure, bring all of these qualities to the firm and will assist us in meeting the continuing demand from our client base. We strive to remain at the forefront of this exciting, ever-developing discipline in financial services and beyond". 

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