Claudia Thurner Appointed as General Manager at AxiomSL

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Claudia Thurner Appointed as General Manager at AxiomSL

November 21, 2019

AxiomSL - Claudia ThurnerAxiom SL, the US based risk management and regulatory reporting solutions provider recently revealed in an announcement that the firm has hired a new General Manager for its EMEA business division. As per statement released by the firm, it has hired former Thomson Reuters executive Ms. Claudia Thurner to serve as its General Manager for EMEA region effective immediately. The incoming executive is a veteran with nearly 14 years of experience in data research, risk management and sales verticals and a proven track record in driving revenue and managing account relationships at C-Level with a gift for helping her clients reduce costs and manage risks while still maintaining regulatory compliance. Claudia also holds dual MBA degree from London & Columbia business schools. In her new role as head of EMEA business division, Ms. Thurner will be based out of the firm’s London office and is responsible for leading the firm’s expansion efforts in EMEA region. Before joining Axiom SL, Claudia served at Smart Stream Technologies for nearly seven and a half years leading the firm’s sales division in European and Latin American market region and was also responsible for the firm’s global strategic accounts.

Prior to Smart Stream Tech, she spent more than six years serving at Thomson Reuters as a business analyst, account manager and business development manager/sales specialist at risk management business unit. Claudia began her career as Research Analyst at IESE Business School in March of 2005 post graduating from Columbia University’s business school. Speaking about her new role at Axiom SL, Claudia said, “I am delighted to join a vibrant, growing organization that engenders such high satisfaction from its clients. It is exciting to have the opportunity to take our EMEA presence to the next level and I am looking forward to working with the team to deepen and broaden relationships with leading organizations across the region. AxiomSL’s innovative, transparent core technology and range of risk and regulatory solutions are impressive. These capabilities are critical to financial institutions’ success, especially now when they face constant change and uncertainty”.

Commenting about the appointment of new General Manager, Alex Tsigutkin, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Axiom SL said, “We are thrilled to welcome Claudia to AxiomSL during this important expansion period. Her proven ability to drive results and her passion for excellence and client success will enable Claudia to lead AxiomSL EMEA into the future. I’m excited to work with Claudia as she builds on our momentum and market leadership. And as our clients take us on a global journey to address their regulatory and risk management needs across multiple jurisdictions and regulators, Ed Royan has assumed a new role leading global products. These key changes to our executive team will accelerate AxiomSL’s growth in EMEA and globally”. Speaking on same note, Ed Royan – Head of Axiom SL’s Global Products said, “Claudia arrives at an auspicious moment to lead AxiomSL into the next phase of advancement in EMEA and I am looking forward to collaborating with her. I am eager to further develop excellent global products that enable clients in EMEA and globally to meet changing, complex risk management and regulatory reporting requirements”.


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