NEW YORK & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EXIGER, the global regulatory and financial crime, risk and compliance firm today announced the appointment of Ronald A. Collins as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer.
A veteran financial executive with deep knowledge of the legal, compliance and investigations space, Mr. Collins joins EXIGER from Update, Inc., a leading provider of outsourced discovery, legal staffing and litigation support, where he was Chief Financial Officer. Prior to Update, Mr. Collins was a managing partner at Augusta Columbia Capital, a private investment firm focused on business services and technology-abled businesses.
Mr. Collins has also held senior leadership roles at Altegrity, the security screening and risk consulting company, where he served most recently as treasurer and, prior to that, as its head of mergers & acquisitions. Over the course of his tenure with Altegrity, Mr. Collins oversaw the acquisition and integration of several businesses, including Kroll and HireRight. Prior to Altegrity, he was on the investment teams of numerous private equity firms including: Providence Equity Partners, Spectrum Equity Investors and CVC Capital Partners; and was an investment banker with Lehman Brothers.
“Ron’s vast experience as a business builder and financial operator makes him an outstanding addition to the EXIGER team,” said President & CEO Michael Beber. “He possesses a keen eye for new opportunities and a proven track record of helping companies grow efficiently, which is critical as we build EXIGER.”
“I’m thrilled to join EXIGER at this pivotal time in the evolution of global regulatory enforcement,” said Mr. Collins. “The challenges financial firms and multinationals are facing right now are immense. I’m excited to join so many former colleagues at this exciting new firm.”
Mr. Collins received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. He also has a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Economics from Northwestern University where he was a Dean’s List member, in the Order of Omega, and DERU, the peer selected honor society.
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EXIGER is a global regulatory and financial crime, risk and compliance firm. EXIGER arms financial institutions and multinational corporations with the practical advice and solutions they need to prevent compliance breaches, respond to risk, remediate major issues and monitor ongoing business activities. EXIGER was initially launched to lead the court-appointed monitorship of HSBC – the largest, most comprehensive Monitorship to date. EXIGER works with regulators in the US, UK and around the world to evaluate the effectiveness of HSBC’s money-laundering and sanctions compliance controls across its 6,300 offices in 75 countries around the world. In addition to its Monitorship work, EXIGER works with clients worldwide to assist them to effectively manage their critical compliance challenges while developing and implementing the policies, procedures and programs needed to identify and avoid them in the future. EXIGER is based in New York City and London. For more information, please visit: www.exiger.com