Simon Cheshire has joined financial data management solutions provider Asset Control as vice president of strategy and business development, based in New York. He will be responsible for working as part of Asset Control’s global leadership team with clients, partners and industry bodies to refine the company’s strategy by prioritising and executing on the company’s key growth opportunities, and managing its partner relationships.
Cheshire has 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry, having held key management positions at Moody’s KMV and Reuters, as well as Citigroup in Zurich, Paris and London. Before joining Asset Control, he was global head of strategy and corporate development at Moody’s KMV, where he helped to redefine the company’s focus on the enterprise risk and regulatory capital management sectors. Prior to that, Cheshire was head of strategic business development, global accounts for Reuters. He represented Reuters on the board of directors of a fixed-income trading platform created by Reuters and a consortium of leading investment banks. Simon also launched and led Reuters’ business in the American commercial insurance industry. He holds an MBA from Kellogg Business School, Northwestern University, and a BS in Mathematics from Birmingham University in the UK.
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