Mr. Ward's addition to the team is expected to help Bravura to capitalise on the opportunities in the EMEA region
Bravura Solutions (Bravura), a global supplier of wealth management applications and professional services, has appointed Kevan Ward as product manager, Life and Pensions. Mr. Ward’s most recent position was as director for Optima Marketing in the UK where, as part of the executive team, he set up a new IFA consolidation business.
At Optima, he was instrumental in developing and launching a ‘private market’ OEIC for distribution by its member firms and also worked on the development of an investment proposition encompassing whole of market investment content, preferred trading/wrap platforms and access to a range of tax and product wrappers.
Tony Klim, CEO of EMEA, said: “We are delighted to welcome Kevan to the company and to our team of product experts. With over 30 years of financial services experience and a detailed understanding of the life and pensions industry, including market trends and government initiatives, his knowledge and expertise will be a valuable contribution to the organisation.”
“We see the life and pensions market in the EMEA region as a growing and lucrative industry, and are confident that Kevan’s addition to the team will help us to capitalise on the many opportunities that we are already seeing,” he added.