Lombard Risk Management plc (Lombard Risk), a leading provider of integrated regulatory reporting, compliance and collateral management solutions for the financial services industry, announced that John Groetch, has been promoted to Managing Director for the Americas effective immediately. Lombard Risk first announced Groetch joining the organisation in April 2014 as Regional Sales Director. Based on his overall performance since this time, in addition to his management and mentoring skills, executives were eager to expand his role to further strengthen the region’s organisational structure and drive its business development efforts. “It has been an honour to work with such a dynamic team,” Groetch said. “I am thrilled to manage the company’s strategic drive in the region, executing upon our ambitious growth plans, both in staffing and revenues.” “We are delighted to have John Groetch oversee our Americas region,” commented John Wisbey, Lombard Risk Founder and CEO. “With his over two decades of experience, he is well-equipped for this role. We expect the Americas to continue to be a fast-growing market for us and are particularly keen to be able to capture more of the regional regulatory, collateral management and compliance opportunities that exist.” Prior to joining Lombard Risk, John Groetch developed and executed the sales and go-to-market strategy for Markit Analytics in New York. He was also previously Head of Risk Sales at Calypso USA, COO of Razor Risk Technologies and CEO and co-founder of Treasury Management Systems Inc. He holds an MBA in Concentrations Finance from the Simon School, Rochester, New York and a dual BS in Chemistry and Economics from the State University of New York.