Written by David Jackson on 30 September 2015
Altus, the leading financial services consultancy and software company, has today announced the appointment of Hugo Thorman as Chairman.
Thorman brings over 25 years of financial services experience to Altus, with particular expertise in platforms, proposition development and implementing business strategy. Thorman’s previous role was as Chairman of Ascentric.
Thorman said: “This is an incredibly exciting time in the retail financial services sector. The rapid pace of change gives flexible, innovative businesses the opportunity to implement new solutions and move with the market. I hope to share my hands-on experience and insight with Altus’ exceptional team and help them to continue on their already impressive trajectory”.
David Jackson, Altus MD, said: “I am delighted to welcome a Chairman of the calibre and profile of Hugo to our management team. Altus finds itself at the heart of a rapidly changing sector both in our Consulting and Business Systems divisions, and Hugo has first-hand experience of growing a business in this dynamic market”.
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