iMeta Appoints Mark Bands as Head of Product Strategy and Regulatory Intelligence

Bands Brings Information Management Experience and Financial Industry Expertise to New Role –
SOUTHAMPTON, U.K. (August, 2015) – iMeta Technologies Ltd., a leader in Client Onboarding and Entity Data Management technology for financial institutions, today announced that industry veteran Mark Bands has been appointed to the role of Head of Product Strategy and Regulatory Intelligence. In this capacity he will be responsible for leading the development strategy and continuous improvement of iMeta’s Assassin platform. Bands will support the firm’s strategic agenda of delivering best of breed client onboarding and end-to-end lifecycle management capability; by combining his breadth of data management experience with his deep understanding of financial services regulation.

With over seventeen years of information management experience in the financial services sector, Bands has worked for a number of banks; including Credit Suisse, DBS Bank Singapore, Macquarie Securities and most recently ANZ Institutional Bank as data management lead for the OTC reform programme.

“iMeta is committed to the ongoing development of our Assassin platform to provide financial institutions with a best of breed end-to-end onboarding and entity data management solution,” said Ben Marsh, CEO of iMeta Technologies. “I am thrilled to welcome Mark to this new role, and confident that his deep comprehension of customer requirements, regulation and industry acumen will help to enhance our proposition even further.”

“iMeta’s suite of proven capability places it amongst the front-runners in the client onboarding software market,” said Bands. “Client lifecycle management; with its diversity, and the scale of operational complexity and required levels of compliance, makes it the most compelling drama currently being played out in financial data management. I am looking forward to working with Ben and the team to further consolidate and strengthen iMeta’s position during these innovative times.”

About iMeta Technologies Ltd.
Founded in 2000 and based in Southampton, UK, iMeta is a leading provider of Client and Entity Data Management; delivering solutions to institutional brokers, dealers and wholesale banks. The proven Assassin platform includes Assassin SSI, Assassin KYC and Assassin Credit & Legal modules – automating regulatory and operational data processes, and offering a complete end to end solution for onboarding and managing all client data.