Lombard Risk Management plc (Lombard Risk), a leading provider of integrated regulatory reporting, compliance and collateral management solutions for the financial services industry, has appointed Simon Parkins in the role of Global Sales Director as part of company expansion plan.
Simon Parkins joins Lombard Risk as Global Sales Director to direct the firm’s expanding field sales operation around the world. Based from the London headquarters, Simon will be responsible for driving the next phase of sales growth for the company.
Simon Parkins says: “I am truly excited about the opportunity to assist in the next phase of Lombard Risk’s growth as a trusted supplier to many financial institutions around the globe. Our portfolio of offerings is of very high relevance to those organisations and further afield in the wider markets we operate in. We are now well positioned to drive forward the momentum in place and continue to be the company of choice for those given customers, prospects and business partners in the markets in which we operate and serve.”
Simon has had a highly successful career in the financial services software and services industry and has a wide variety of cross-industry experience in other markets.
He joins Lombard Risk from Misys where he held senior sales and partner directorship roles over the past 5 years. Simon has also held sales directorship roles at IBM and Oracle, where he assisted in running both existing businesses and also establishing new markets.
John Wisbey, CEO, Lombard Risk says: “With the company growing strongly and planning to grow faster, having a high calibre sales leader to ensure we optimise the sales effort for both direct and partner sales is an increasing imperative. Simon Parkins joins Lombard Risk as part of the senior management team at an exciting time for us. He has a very good knowledge of our industry which should allow him to make a difference without a long learning curve”.