May 24, 2002, London: Xceptor, the financial sector’s leading no-code software platform for data automation, today announced the appointments of Josh Monroe as Chief Revenue Officer and Ludovic Blanquet as Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer. Reporting into Xceptor CEO Andrew Kouloumbrides, Ludovic will be based in Xceptor’s London headquarters and Josh in the New York office.
As Chief Revenue Officer, Josh is responsible for leading worldwide sales, marketing, strategic partnerships and alliances. Josh joins Xceptor with extensive experience in the financial sector, most recently leading the Americas and global sales of the network, trade matching and data analytics business at Itiviti. Prior to that, Josh held senior leadership roles at FIS and SunGard.
Commenting on his appointment, Josh said: “I’m excited to be joining Xceptor at a point where the company has secured significant investment from Astorg and Corsair, has a strong portfolio of prominent global clients and has significant opportunity for further growth. In taking responsibility for all sales, marketing, and partner activities globally I have a unique opportunity to help drive Xceptor to the next level and consolidate its position as an undisputed market leader.”
Ludovic’s role in leading the formulation and execution of the next iteration of Xceptor’s business strategy is pivotal as Xceptor enters the next horizon of its growth. Ludovic made the move from smartTrade where he developed and executed the company’s growth strategy which included establishing and running the product function. Prior to smartTrade, Ludovic was at HG Capital advising on fintech acquisitions and also spent seven years at Finastra (formally Misys). Between Singapore and London, he ran corporate development and global product strategy and was instrumental in the merger between Misys and D+H in 2017.
On his appointment, Ludovic said: “I’m delighted to be joining Xceptor, a company that is truly revolutionising the banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI) sectors. My focus will be on providing expert leadership on high-performance strategy development so the business can continue to transform in the ways needed to meet the challenges facing our customers and the industry.”
Andrew Kouloumbrides, CEO at Xceptor said: “By welcoming leaders of Josh and Ludovic’s calibre, we are demonstrating Xceptor’s commitment to offering the ultimate in data automation solutions for the modern BFSI enterprise. Josh’s appointment is a key part of our future growth strategy which, together with the significant investment in the sales, marketing and partner teams, will provide us with a strong platform to exceed revenue targets. Ludovic’s experience of transforming global businesses and implementing strategy to deliver powerful outcomes will be crucial as we continue to look to the future.”