Risk Focus Inc., the Specialist Provider of Financial and DevOps Services, announced today that it has expanded its footprint in Europe by launching business operations in Frankfurt, Germany, to be run by Alexander Malkmus, an industry veteran with over 20 years of experience in leading highly-visible client engagements.
Having previously worked at Accenture and the Deutsche Börse, Alexander brings significant experience and knowledge to Risk Focus as the company continues to expand after having provided consultancy and development teams for the implementation of the OTC Trade Reporting platform in the Deutsche Börse's Regulatory Reporting Hub.
Vassil Avramov, CEO of Risk Focus, said: “Given our recent success in delivering major components of the Regulatory Reporting Hub at the Deutsche Börse, we are excited to formally establish a footprint in Frankfurt, which we see as a growing market for both our Financial Services and DevOps practices. Alexander brings experience not only of the local culture, but also delivery excellence, which is key for the type of mission-critical projects for which we are typically engaged.”
With an MSc in Business Administration, focused on Securities Trading, Clearing and Settlement Processes, from Goethe – Universität Frankfurt am Main, Alexander is able to help Risk Focus in achieving its business goals, and to provide clients with the same assurance on quality that is already associated with the company. His education as well as his experience have been proven by achievements in his career, making him a valuable addition to Risk Focus.
Alexander Malkmus added: “I’m thrilled to be taking on this role with Risk Focus. What impressed me most is its no-nonsense focus on the clients’ best interests, as well as its commitment to growing the business in Germany.”
Risk Focus has a proven track-record of implementing and consulting on risk and trade solutions as well as cloud services. Top banks, brokers and clearing houses are relying on Risk Focus for expertise in financial services and DevOps solutions, resulting in an increase in demand for its services.