Helen Banton announced as new COO for Sequel

4 May 2016

Sequel , the leading insurance and reinsurance software provider, has today announced the appointment of Helen Banton as Chief Operating Officer. Helen will be responsible for overseeing the next stage of Sequel’s strategic plan and leading the company through the phase of substantial growth it is currently experiencing.

Having worked within the IT and software industry for more than 20 years, Helen has built up a wealth of experience in this sector. She joins Sequel from ION Trading Group where she spent more than three years, including time as the company’s Global Head of Client Services for its Agency Trade Processing Division.

Prior to her time at ION, Helen was Global Head of Delivery at Patsystems, which followed two years as Head of Credit & Finance at Tieto Corporation, serving retail banking and asset finance institutions across the UK and Nordics. Helen has also held senior positons at AttentiV Systems and Lynx Financial.

Mario Garcia, Chief Executive Officer at Sequel, said:

“Helen brings a wealth of industry experience to her new role at Sequel and is an excellent addition to the senior team. Helen has joined at a time of significant growth for the company, and we are confident that her expertise will prove integral to our future plans.

“Helen’s main aim will be to prepare Sequel for further growth and ensure that the company operates to its full capacity. In addition, Helen will help us to streamline existing processes to ensure Sequel stays at the forefront of the insurance software industry.”

Commenting on her appointment, Helen Banton, Chief Operating Officer at Sequel said: 

“Sequel is not only a leading insurance and reinsurance software provider, but also a company that prizes innovation, quality and superior service.  I’m looking forward to supporting the rest of the management team and actively contributing to the company’s continued growth and success.” 

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