Financial services data and analytics specialist Mark Hepsworth has been appointed to the board of GRP, where he will serve as a non-executive director. His role will be effective from the beginning of December.
Hepsworth brings with him over 25 years experience in financial services and is currently CEO of software group Asset Control, where he has been since 2016.
Prior to joining Asset Control, he held senior management positions with one of the world’s largest market data vendors Interactive Data, including serving as president of its global Pricing and Reference Data business in New York.
“Mark’s deep understanding of the data environment will significantly strengthen our board, and his advice and support will prove highly valuable to GRP as we continue to execute our digital transformation.”
Hepsworth added: “GRP has been one of the outstanding success stories in UK broking and I am delighted to be joining the Board.
“Mike and the team’s commitment to omni-channel distribution and leading-edge data analytics signals GRP’s intent to be at the forefront of change in the broking sector. I look forward to playing my part in helping them to realise their strategic ambitions in this space.”