Bravura appoints new Business Development Director for EMEA
Bravura Solutions Limited (Bravura), a specialist financial software solutions company, has appointed Christine Kiener as Business Development Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Based in London, and reporting into Chief Executive Officer Tony Klim, Kiener will drive Bravura’s business development strategy and vision for its increasing range of solutions as well as exploring new strategic business opportunities across the region. Her appointment highlights Bravura’s commitment to financial growth and to providing innovative and revolutionary technology to an expanding client base by attracting the best talent in the industry.
With over 18 years of experience gained in the data and technology industry, Kiener joins the Bravura senior management team from Bloomberg where, as EMEA Head of Enterprise Data Specialist Sales she was responsible for leading the Sales group covering real time data and technology, pricing and valuations, quant solutions, content and data management. Her role at Bloomberg saw the successful leadership of the sales effort to grow the data business in the region.
Previous roles include Senior Sales Executive at Interactive Data – Now ICE Data Services – based in Paris. Whilst here, Kiener’s primary focus was to generate new business in the EMEA region and maintain long-term relationships with key institutional clients and partners.
Tony Klim, Bravura Chief Executive Officer, says: “Christine joins us at an exceptionally exciting time in our business development as we continue to build on our successful growth trajectory. As we extend the influence of our market leading propriety Sonata technology as well as the roll out of our innovative microservices solutions, Christine’s range and wealth of experience as a highly accomplished leader will be instrumental in accelerating our growth and will complement the skills of our leadership team. I look forward to working closely with Christine and the team as we move into our next phase of growth.”
Kiener says: “Bravura has a superb reputation as a trusted and innovative provider of software solutions across the wealth management industry and I am delighted to be part of this continued successful expansion. Considering the ongoing revolutionary trends in technology for finance, I am really excited to be working with a company who, like me, is passionate about client centric technology, offering a robust yet agile user experience.”
Bravura also recently announced the acquisition of Delta Financial Systems, a UK software company that provides technology to power complex pensions administration and FinoComp, an Australian software company providing registry agnostic microservice solutions.