CityIQ, market leaders in Consultancy to Securities Industry and Financial Technology, has announced this week the appointment of George Johnson as Executive Director. George, previously a partner at PriceWaterhouseCoopers ('PWC') for 17 years and a senior figure in their securities industry practice, has joined CityIQ to further develop and broaden its consultancy services.
At PWC, George led significant strategic, operational and regulatory compliance assignments for fund managers, stockbrokers, clearing firms and custodians in global securities markets. One of his particular specialisms was the retail wealth management and broking sector. His expertise and knowledge will compliment CityIQ’s already highly respected consultancy and the appointment reflects the company’s intention to build its brand and continue to increase market share.
John Wilson, a Director at CityIQ comments, 'We are delighted that George is joining CityIQ as an Executive Director. He is well known and highly regarded in the City and brings considerable industry knowledge and expertise to the Company. We are in a phase of continual growth, seeing the market ever more thirsty for consultancy due to the realisation that our services are a valuable investment to make. We are increasingly seeing customers using our services to save time, money and above all rapidly deliver innovative solutions. Our consultancy services can effectively reduce risk, cover resources and resolve frequent dilemmas during organisational change.'