SimCorp, a leading provider of investment management solutions and services for the global financial services industry, today announced the appointment of Scott Johnson as Vice President and Head of Sales for North America. In this role, Scott will be responsible for leading a team of sales professionals and product specialists.
Mr. Johnson brings more than 20 years of software and solutions sales experience to SimCorp, most recently serving as Vice President of Business Development at Sapient Global Markets since 2010. He is an industry thought leader in the areas of derivatives, portfolio accounting and platform consolidation within the capital markets. Prior to his role at Sapient, he led the North American Sales for Package Integration at Capco. Mr. Johnson initially joined Capco through the acquisition of CPI, where he managed their New York and London businesses covering hedge funds, pension funds, administrators, asset managers and prime brokers.
Commenting on his appointment, Scott Johnson said: “I am excited to join a company that has an industry reputation for innovation and a marquee client base. With growing demand for state-of-the-art solutions that support non-traditional asset classes with full transparency throughout the investment lifecycle, I look forward to further expanding SimCorp’s market presence with a team of talented professionals.”
“I am pleased that we are able to attract top industry talent like Scott Johnson to lead our sales teams in North America, where high performance and execution excellence are top priority,” said James Corrigan, Managing Director for SimCorp North America. “I am confident that Scott’s industry knowledge, leadership and proven track record in sales will prove significantly beneficial as we continue our strive towards becoming the partner of choice for asset managers across the U.S. and Canada.”
Scott Johnson joins SimCorp as of March 23, 2015 and will be based out of New York.