Options Names Former KPMG Director Brian McKimm as Chief Financial Officer

London / New York – December 18, 2014 - Options, the leading managed services provider to the global capital markets industry, today named the latest addition to the firm’s global team with the appointment of former KPMG Director, Brian McKimm. 

Mr. McKimm, who was previously Director and Head of Internal Audit in KPMG Ireland’s Advisory division, joins the private financial cloud provider as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

In his new role, Mr. McKimm will be responsible for overseeing the development of Options’ global finance function across Europe, the US and Asia, with a particular focus on investor relations and strategic finance projects. He will also be tasked with ensuring the firm has the necessary financial management capabilities to support Options’ continued growth plans.

In his most recent role with KPMG Ireland, Mr. McKimm was Head of the firm’s Internal Audit division and served a broad range of clients both locally and internationally, in particular within the financial services and energy industries. Since leaving KPMG, Brian has served as Investment Director with Emerald Development Managers, a US-based private equity fund, and as Chief Financial Officer of ecoLegacy, a clean-tech start-up based in Dublin.

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About Options (www.options-it.com): Options is the leading provider of cloud-enabled managed services to the global capital markets. Founded in 1993, the company began life as a hedge fund technology services provider. More than a decade ago, the company made a strategic decision to become the first provider to offer cloud services to the financial sector. Today over 250 firms globally leverage the Options platform, including the leading global investment banks, hedge funds, funds of funds, proprietary trading firms, market makers, broker/dealers, private equity houses and exchanges.