London & NY – February 22, 2012 - TwoFour, a specialist provider of global real-time financial software solutions and a trusted consultancy to the world’s premier financial institutions today announced that it has officially launched its consulting arm in London. TwoFour Consulting provides industry expertise for technology and operations initiatives to the world’s leading financial institutions and has previously primarily operated its consulting business out of New York and Boston.
Well-established in the U.S., TwoFour Consulting aims to duplicate its success in London, where it already has a client-base utilising its software solutions. Industry veteran Ian Hillier-Brook has been appointed as TwoFour UK Consulting Sales Director to establish the consultancy business in London. With more than 35 years of business experience, Ian has held senior management positions in the UK, Europe and the U.S. including managing European operations for American companies and Chief Executive of a group of companies listed on the London Stock Exchange. He has consulted extensively, acted as board member for a number of companies both large and small and is well known throughout the financial sector, both in Europe and the U.S. Ian is also a member of numerous professional organizations, including the Royal Society of Arts, the British Computer Society (CITP) and the Institute of Directors.
“The expansion enables us to bring our consulting expertise to a host of new London-based clients and to increase our service to our existing U.S.-based clients that have a regional presence,” said Dave Clark, Managing Director of EMEA for TwoFour. “We provide a valuable service to our clients, and we see the launch of Consulting in London as an integral part of our strategy going forward. As we expand our business, we are fortunate and excited to have an esteemed figure like Ian at the helm.”
Ian Hillier-Brook comments, “TwoFour’s proven ability to provide innovative solutions and services, coupled with the rich industry expertise and commitment to success of its people is tremendously inspiring and promising for the future of the business. I am pleased and excited to be part of an organization that boasts those credentials.”
About TwoFour Consulting
TwoFour Consulting provides comprehensive application development and operations optimization services using its deep financial services domain expertise and technology leadership. Complemented by the company’s in-house development capabilities, TwoFour Consulting enables firms to reduce risk and drive down costs. Its experienced staff help firms develop and optimize technology and meet stringent regulatory demands. TwoFour Consulting delivers trusted, tailored advice enabling clients to stay ahead of a rapidly evolving global market. For more information, please visit the ‘Consulting’ section on TwoFour’s website at www.TwoFour.com.
About TwoFour Systems
TwoFour offers highly scalable and flexible workflow-based transaction processing software solutions for FX and treasury cash management. All TwoFour products enable real-time transaction management – around the clock and are used by leading financial services organizations to improve speed and agility, enable better decision-making, reduce risk and drive down costs. Designed for quick implementation and integration, TwoFour’s solutions leverage the latest technologies, including C# and Microsoft’s .NET framework, to ensure the highest levels of scalability and flexibility. For more information, please visit the ‘Software Solutions’ section at www.TwoFour.com.
About TwoFour Foundation
TwoFour Foundation is a rapid development solution that offers a robust .Net and C#-based core architecture that can serve as a foundation to facilitate and accelerate the building, delivery and implementation of any new system across any industry. TwoFour Foundation acts as a development catalyst, boosting and improving numerous stages of the development process, allowing start-up development projects to leverage proven system components that are at the heart of mature software applications and allowing developers to focus on building functionality that is essential and unique to the specific business. Foundation has been leveraged in the financial services, healthcare, and customer relationship management verticals. For more information, please visit the ‘TwoFour Foundation’ section at www.TwoFour.com.