Craig Wilson Joins Sopra Steria as Finance MD, Moving From HSBC

Sopra Steria has today announced the appointment of Craig Wilson to the position of Managing Director of Financial Services, where he will be focus on broadening and deepening relationships with Sopra Steria’s current and prospective customers.

Craig joins Sopra Steria after 18 years at HSBC, where he held various senior management and Director-level positions, most recently as Chief Operating Officer of its UK Commercial Banking Division. During this time, he led on discretionary and regulatory change including the UK’s commercial response to the Deferred Prosecution Agreement, MiFID II, GDPR and CMA and implemented numerous digital transformation projects within HSBC’s front and back offices.

Over the course of 2018, Sopra Steria has continued to bolster its position in the Financial Services market: Co-Op Insurance and Royal London Group have extended their application management contracts, Sopra Steria has partnered with Fintech Scotland to drive the region as a fintech hub, and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) employed Sopra Steria to deliver the UK’s largest digital market data processing platform.

John Torrie, CEO at Sopra Steria UK, said: “I am delighted to welcome Craig into a major strategic role for us. He will play a crucial part in helping the business achieve its growth targets for the future, while ensuring we continue to provide a high-quality level of service to our Financial Services by bringing in leading talent in digital user experience and regulation. His long-standing client-side experience and network will also bring us closer, stronger connections across the Financial Services industry as a whole.”

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