LONDON, 27th September 2022 – Ripjar, the trusted provider for tackling financial crime, has today announced the appointment of Claudia Thurner to the role of Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Thurner will oversee all commercial operations at Ripjar, including partnerships and worldwide demand development, with an emphasis on enhancing the company’s internal operations to drive sustainable global growth and expansion.
As CCO, Thurner’s main responsibilities will be to ensure Ripjar remains a trusted partner for businesses and governments alike to fight financial crime, international money laundering, terrorism, and criminal networks. Thurner’s ultimate objective is to meet Ripjar’s growing market demand while delivering excellence to clients, employees, and business partners.
Thurner brings more than 15 years of experience in multiple senior financial services technology roles focusing on regulations, risk, operational efficiency, and managed services. She also holds a global executive MBA from London Business School and Columbia Business School in New York City. Thurner was previously the Chief Revenue Officer and EMEA General Manager at AxiomSL. Her earlier roles include Sales Director at SmartStream Technologies and Risk Management Specialist at Thomson Reuters. Thurner is also a Chartered Financial Analyst(R) (CFA) Charterholder.
Jeremy Annis, CEO, Ripjar said: “I am delighted to have a financial services technology leader of Claudia’s calibre and experience join my senior leadership team. Over the past few years, Ripjar has grown tremendously, and our results have improved year-on-year. Claudia is the ideal candidate to oversee our next stage of growth as demand for our products and services grows.”
“Ripjar’s impressive team of technologists and investment in its people is what attracted me to the organisation. Ripjar has set the standard when it comes to developing technology that uses data intelligence to combat criminal activity in the financial services sector. I’m excited to be working with such a dedicated team and am looking forward to contributing to the achievement of the business’ ambitious growth and expansion plans,” added Claudia Thurner, CCO, Ripjar.
Ripjar is a leading provider of data intelligence software utilising state of the art artificial intelligence to help global organisations scale to protect against internal and external threats.Founded by former members of the UK’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), Ripjar develops software products that combine automation, artificial intelligence, and data visualisation with an emphasis on helping companies manage their exposure to financial crime.