ComplySci, formerly Compliance Science, a leading provider of governance, risk management and compliance solutions, today announced the appointment of Jean-Marc Levy as CEO and as a member of its Board of Directors. The firm has also hired Robert Mattes as CFO. Robert will report to Mr. Levy.
Mr. Levy will be responsible for leading ComplySci through its next growth stage, overseeing new product development and innovation, and expansion into new markets. He joins ComplySci from LRN, a global leading provider of Ethics & Compliance solutions, where he served as President. Previously, Mr. Levy served as Senior Vice President and Head of Global Issuer Services with Intercontinental Exchange NYSE (NYSE: ICE), where he led NYSE Governance Services, a provider of corporate governance, risk, and ethics and compliance tools and services, to boards of directors and governance and compliance professionals.
Mr. Levy has an extensive track record of building fast-growing information and services businesses. He was Chief Financial and Business Development Officer with TheMarkets.com, a financial technology firm he helped grow to a user base of more than 2,400 institutional investment management firms worldwide before it was sold to The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: SPGI) in 2010.
“After a comprehensive search we are very excited to have Jean-Marc on board. His unique experience as both a compliance industry leader and growth-oriented executive is the right balance as we enter a period of rapid expansion,” said David Eisner, Executive Chairman, ComplySci. “Through previously working together at TheMarkets.com, I know his leadership, industry knowledge and foresight will help ComplySci continue to grow at high rates and to provide our over 750 clients with the best compliance solutions available. Further, Robert’s addition as CFO provides the company with the requisite financial and accounting experience to manage our anticipated growth.”
As ComplySci’s new CFO, Mr. Mattes brings a wealth of financial and operational experience related to both public and private markets. With over 20 years of senior level financial management experience, Rob was previously the CFO of Atari, Inc. (Euronext: ATA), and previously served as Co-President and CFO of Authentic Response, Inc. and the CFO of Return Path, Inc. and NetCreations Inc (NASDAQ: NTCR).
“ComplySci has built the industry’s most innovative technology platform for the compliance organizations of financial services, professional services, and public companies,” said Mr. Levy. “With regulatory demands becoming increasingly complex and burdensome, compliance professionals need more sophisticated solutions that allow them to use data and information strategically in order to navigate their regulatory environments and manage risk proactively. ComplySci’s technology solutions allows them to do just that, and I am honored to have the opportunity to lead such a trusted and reputable firm during this exciting time.”