Dean Ward Joins Exiger
NEW YORK and HONG KONG, December 4, 2017
Exiger, the global regulatory, financial crime, risk and compliance company, announced the appointment of Dean Ward to the post of Vice President and Head of Business Development for the Asia Pacific region based in Exiger’s Hong Kong office.
Mr. Ward joined Exiger from Thomson Reuters, where he led the Risk Solution Sales Specialist team in Hong Kong and North Asia. An established risk and compliance technology business leader, Mr. Ward has held senior business development roles, overseeing regional sales teams throughout the Asia Pacific region, with deep experience in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Southeast Asia, India, and Australia. Prior to Thomson Reuters, Mr. Ward held management and research positions with IntegraScreen and Hill & Associates Ltd.
“Dean is a recognized leader in the due diligence space in the Asia Pacific region, having spent the last decade helping the world’s largest banks, software companies, energy giants, and pharmaceutical manufacturers develop robust anti-money laundering (AML), anti-fraud, and know your customer programs,” said Arun Banerjee, Exiger Managing Director and Chief Revenue Officer. “Dean will play a critical role in helping us build out our regional sales team and driving the expansion of our business in the Asia Pacific region.”
As Vice President and Head of Business Development, Mr. Ward will be responsible for growing and expanding Exiger’s due diligence, technology, global investigations and financial crime compliance businesses in the Asia Pacific market.
“The rapid growth trajectory Exiger has already demonstrated in the Asia Pacific region has made it clear that the company’s unique mix of superior technology and deep domain expertise is striking a chord with risk and compliance professionals in every industry,” said Mr. Ward. “I look forward to the opportunity to help the company dramatically increase its Asian footprint as we demonstrate the value of our capabilities to ever-larger numbers of customers.”
Exiger is a global regulatory and financial crime, risk and compliance company. Exiger arms financial institutions, multinational corporations and governmental agencies with the practical advice and technology solutions they need to prevent compliance breaches, respond to risk, remediate major issues and monitor ongoing business activities.