JPMorgan Chase’s Patrick Ward joins AxiomSL as Head of EMEA Business

AxiomSL, the regtech provider of regulatory reporting and risk management solutions, today announced the appointment of Patrick Ward as Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Business and Partnership Strategy. Ward will play a key role expanding the company’s footprint across EMEA and developing strategic global relationships.

Prior to joining AxiomSL, Ward was Managing Director at JPMorgan Chase where he spent 39 years of his financial career. He brings extensive experience setting strategy and delivering large complex global finance transformation initiatives. Most recently he led JPMC’s Global Regulatory Technology Strategy and Programme Delivery across more than 60 jurisdictions in the US, EMEA, APAC and LATAM.

In his new role, Ward will leverage his deep business and technology experience and strong network to accelerate AxiomSL’s growth plans and identify further development opportunities.

Ed Royan, CEO, AxiomSL EMEA commented:

We are thrilled to welcome Pat on board. At AxiomSL, we are continuously working to add the best of breed from both IT and banking to our firm and Pat brings with him invaluable banking experience and knowledge that will greatly support our growth and expansion plans. We are confident this appointment will boost our presence in existing and new markets, continuing to empower our clients to meet their regional and global regulatory requirements.

On his appointment, Patrick Ward said:

I am delighted to join AxiomSL with whom I have had a strong relationship over the last seven years in my previous role heading Global Regulatory Strategy. For me, AxiomSL’s differentiators are its impressive products, people and potential. I look forward to leveraging my global finance experience, relationships and network for the benefit of this well-established, exciting and thriving regtech company.

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