SimCorp appoints Emmanuel Colson as MD of France
16 September 2013 | 1475 views | 0
SimCorp, a leading provider of investment management solutions and services for the global financial services industry, announces that it has appointed Emmanuel Colson as Managing Director for SimCorp France and co-head of its Western European market unit to further strengthen the company's position in those markets.
The 46-year-old Frenchman most recently served as Global Head of Business Solutions at Thomson Reuters. Emmanuel Colson started his career at Arthur Andersen and has since then also served as head of Reuters France Solutions Business and sales director for the France, Benelux and Iberia region with responsibility for Thomson Reuters' global accounts. With 20 years of experience in the financial industry, Emmanuel Colson brings an outstanding track record and offers a strong understanding of the French marketplace.
"I am excited to join SimCorp and work with the team to further deliver outstanding services and great client experiences to the customer base. SimCorp's impressive products and services deliver the foundation clients need to reach their ambitious goals, especially in these current times of change and uncertainty," Colson comments.
SimCorp is a market leader in providing integrated investment management solutions to many parts of the world and France is one of the regions with the highest growth potential for the company. Existing clients in the country include such asset managers as CNP Assurances, Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management, SCOR and Swiss Life Asset Management.
Colson, who joins SimCorp on 1 October, will report to SimCorp Executive Vice President for EMEA and AsiaPac, Jochen Müller.
Jochen Müller notes: "SimCorp has a strong focus on the opportunities in the French market and the hiring of Emmanuel Colson will enable us to expand even further in the space. His excellent knowledge of the financial industry anchored in the regional market will allow us to provide even better service to existing and future clients and help us realize our growth potential."