World-Check Appoints Chief Information Officer

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World-Check, the leading provider of risk intelligence solutions, today announced the appointment of Stephen Potter to the position of Chief Information Officer. He will assume responsibility for all areas of World-Check’s technological and operational IT practises.

World-Check, the leading provider of risk intelligence solutions, today announced the appointment of Stephen Potter to the position of Chief Information Officer. He will assume responsibility for all areas of World-Check’s technological and operational IT practises.

Mr Potter brings a wealth of international operational experience to the position. Before joining World-Check, Stephen was Senior IT Director at the business information provider IHS, where he managed IT in the EMEA & APAC regions and also ran the global product development team for the Insight business division.

Prior to IHS, he worked at Reuters in a variety of IT leadership roles in the UK, Middle East and the Americas culminating in managing IT for Reuters global news and financial data production operation.

“At World-Check, we are committed to providing excellent solutions for our clients, and this means that we are also committed to achieving excellence in our management team,” said Dan Peak, Chief Executive Officer of World-Check.

“Stephen’s considerable international experience and team leading abilities will add a great dimension to our team and we are very happy to have him onboard.”

Mr Potter is looking forward to his new role.

“I’m very happy to be joining a world class risk intelligence leader at a time when the global security situation is evolving rapidly. It is an exciting time for World-Check, and I’m looking forward to the challenge of enhancing the operational IT practices,” said Mr Potter.

About World-Check

Trusted by more than 4,500 institutions in over 160 countries, including 49 of the world’s top 50 banks, World-Check offers an end-to-end solution for assessing, managing and remediating financial, regulatory and reputational risks. World-Check’s global database of Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) and heightened risk individuals and entities, due diligence reports, passport verification and country risk assessment tools provide the means to address the full spectrum of risk across all markets and industries. Represented across five continents, World-Check’s international research team monitors emerging risks in more than 50 languages, covering over 240 countries and territories worldwide.

For more information visit http://www.world-check.com/

Media Relations:
Heather Thompson
World-Check Media Desk
E-mail: ht(at)world-check(dot)com

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