Leading global fund data and technology company FE fundinfo has appointed Simon Clare as its new Chief Product Officer.
Simon will be responsible for developing FE fundinfo’s new product and service lines, as well as enhancing the group’s existing market-leading fund data, technology, research and investment solutions, ensuring they continue to service clients’ needs as the industry rapidly evolves.
“I am incredibly excited to be joining FE fundinfo at this important stage in the company’s growth and even more so at the prospect of the role we can play in the evolution of the investment and wider financial services industry. I firmly believe that providing everyone with access to high quality financial services through easy-to-use digital platforms is a fundamental component of our future society.
“With our range of highly-regarded and well-established products and services, FE fundinfo will be at the heart of powering those digital platforms, particularly with the increasingly critical role of data and analytics at their core.”
Simon Clare, Chief Product Officer, FE fundinfo
An award-winning senior financial services and technology leader, Simon’s experience spans both product management and technology strategy in the financial services industry and he joins FE fundinfo from Bravura, where he was Chief Technology Officer. Prior to this, Simon held a range of product manager roles at SS&C, where he was responsible for data management and investment accounting in the middle office function.
Simon’s strategic appointment comes at a time of growth for FE fundinfo. Following the acquisitions of CSSP, CashCalc, FundConnect and Zenith throughout 2021, the data and technology leader is set to continue its ambitious plans into 2022, through a programme of organic and inorganic growth.
“Simon brings a wealth of experience and industry understanding which will be critical as we integrate and leverage our deep product footprint to deliver the full capability of our data, people and technology for our customers’ benefit. With a passion for customer engagement, Simon will be working closely with fellow members of our Executive Team to prioritise and accelerate the development and delivery of new products and services, while fostering a culture of innovation within which will be key to our ongoing success.”
Hamish Purdey, Chief Executive, FE fundinfo