Former CIO, Multi-Asset Investments at Bank of Montreal Joins Axioma as Managing Director, Corporate Strategy
Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
Axioma, a leading provider of enterprise market risk and portfolio management solutions, announced today the appointment of industry veteran George N. Patterson as Managing Director, Corporate Strategy. As part of Axioma’s newly formed Corporate Strategy Team, Patterson will focus on identifying buyside trends and market opportunities to expand the company’s footprint and accelerate growth.
Patterson was previously Chief Investment Officer, Multi-Asset Investments at Bank of Montreal Global Asset Management.
“As a long-time client of Axioma, George has a strong grasp of the strengths, capabilities and potential of our solutions and services—not to mention the evolving needs of the clients and markets we serve,” said Sebastian Ceria, Chief Executive Officer of Axioma. “The goal of the Corporate Strategy Team is to take Axioma to the next level, and we expect George’s deep experience, knowledge and insights to contribute substantially to that objective.”
As CIO Multi-Asset Investments at BOM Global Asset Management since 2015, Patterson led a $50 billion-plus asset allocation platform, spanning stand-alone asset allocation funds, FX overlays, retail fund of funds and ETF-based multi-asset solutions. He joined BOM in 2009 as CIO Quantitative Investments, where he led the development of a global quantitative equity and FX platform, now with $10 billion-plus in assets under management. Earlier in his career he was a Managing Member at Menta Capital LLC, a California-based hedge fund, and a Senior Portfolio Manager at Barclays Global Investors. He began his career at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Patterson is a graduate of Boston University, with a Ph.D. in Physics, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, with a B.S. in Physics.
Axioma is a leading provider of enterprise risk management, portfolio construction, and risk and regulatory reporting solutions that offer incomparable insights into the constantly evolving state of risk. Financial institutions worldwide rely on Axioma’s sophisticated suite of tools and flexible open platform technology to unify the view of risk across front, middle and back office functions, helping to drive efficiency and bring transparency to performance. Axioma has received numerous accolades for its innovative technology, which serves as the centerpiece of its clients’ risk management strategy. In 2016, its enterprise risk management solution, Axioma Risk, was named Best Buy-Side Risk/Portfolio Analytics Product at the Buy-Side Technology Awards and the Best Innovative Solution at the L’Agefi AMtech Day Awards. Axioma was also included on the Chartis RiskTech100® 2017, a ranking of the world’s most significant risk and compliance technology companies. Axioma is headquartered in New York, with offices throughout Europe and Asia-Pacific. The Axioma logos and product brands are trademarks/service marks of Axioma, Inc. For more information please visit www.axioma.com. Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.