Axioma, a provider of risk management solutions for buy-side institutions, has appointed Sunil Rajan as its newest Managing Director for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region, according to an Axioma statement.
Mr. Rajan joins Axioma from Standard & Poor’s, having worked as its Senior Director and Head of Sales for EMEA Risk Solutions for over seven years, part of a lengthy career spanning over two decades. Prior to Standard and Poor’s, Mr. Rajan also worked at Thomson Reuters, Algorithmics, and Misys, working in multiple sales and risk management related positions, dating back to 1997.
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In his new role at Axioma, he will be succeeding Ian Webster, who steps into an expanded role as Chief of Staff at the company – his mandate will be to oversee the responsibility of Axioma’s global operations. In addition to the appointment of Mr. Rajan, Axioma has also tapped Nicolas Rossignol as its Managing Director to lead the development of the group’s business in French-speaking Europe; Adrian Zymolka will also steer Axioma’s business as its Managing Director, albeit out of German-speaking Europe.
According to Sebastian Ceria, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and founder of Axioma, in a recent statement on the appointment: “Axioma’s growth is accelerating and our ability to attract industry veterans of Sunil’s calibre speaks to the distinct advantages that our innovative risk solutions deliver to our clients.
Axioma now counts four of the top five largest global asset managers among its clients and we are adding personnel and resources to support continued innovation and service worldwide,” he added.
“Investment managers want the best risk-management solutions supported by robust quantitative research and the latest innovation. Axioma leads the way in delivering this, so it’s an exciting time for me to join the business,” noted Mr. Rajan in an accompanying statement.