London, February 26, 2016 — /EPR NETWORK/ — For over 20 years, IBS Intelligence has been the definitive source for independent, in- depth news, research and analysis of financial technology markets, and has a global clientele spread over 38 countries across all continents. IBS Intelligence recently became a division of Cedar Management Consulting International, LLC – a leading global management and technology consulting firm.
To enhance the value proposition that IBS Intelligence offers to its customers, Scott Thompson has assumed the role of Senior Editor with immediate effect.
Scott has over 16 years of experience in journalism, during which time he has held senior editorial positions at and contributed to a number of business and technology-related publications. Prior to IBS Intelligence, Scott was Group Editor, FStech and Retail Systems, covering the financial services and retail technology sectors. In his previous stints, Scott has covered a broad range of financial sector technology topics. He has developed highly successful payments conferences and also chaired panels for various industry-known awards and has maintained a constantly participated in knowledge sharing efforts through speaking at conferences and hosting webinars. Scott holds a degree in English Literature and a postgraduate diploma in magazine journalism from Highbury College, UK.
Mr. Sanjiv Anand, Chairman, Cedar Management Consulting International said “This is an important milestone for Cedar and IBS Intelligence as I welcome new leadership to the IBS Intelligence team. Scott brings a fresh perspective to IBS, especially with his deeper understanding of emerging financial technologies that are playing an increasing role in the evolving banking architecture. This combined with his 16 years of experience is an unmatchable combination of expertise to bring to the Senior Editor role.
Mr. Scott Thompson, Senior Editor, IBS Intelligence said “I have known of IBS for a very long time and it is my privilege to join the team. Needless to say I’m truly excited to be part of the family. I am looking forward to bringing my expertise and views to our customers and bring new and exciting content to the thousands of FinTech community members who visit our website on a daily basis.”
About IBS Intelligence
Established in 1991, IBS Publishing & IBS Intelligence is the definitive source of independent news and analysis relating to global financial technology market. Its iconic publication IBS Journal is recognized world-wide. Its comprehensive range of Market Reports, Vendor & System Reports and Case Studies are driven by its independence and expertise. Its annual IBS Sales League table is universally acknowledged as the barometer for international core banking systems sales activity. For more information, please visit www.ibsintelligence.com
About Cedar Management Consulting International LLC
Cedar Management Consulting International LLC is a leading global consulting, research and analytics firm with network offices in 16 countries, 500 professionals and over 1000 clients. Since 1985, its team has been assisting clients in the area of strategy, process, strategic human capital, and business technology. Formerly part of Renaissance Worldwide, a $1 Billion consulting firm, co-founded by the creators of the Balanced Scorecard. For more information, please visit www.cedar-consulting.com
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