Date: 14 January 2019

Accuity appoints David Wilson as new CEO

  • Tom Golding promoted to Chief Operating Officer of Accuity
  • Former CEO, Hugh M. Jones IV, elevated to oversee four RELX Group businesses

Accuity, the global provider of financial crime compliance, payments and Know Your Customer (KYC) solutions, has announced the appointment of David Wilson as its new Managing Director and CEO, effective 1st January 2018.

Wilson served as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Accuity for the past 18 months, playing a key role in driving strategic growth and operational improvements. Wilson will ensure that Accuity continues to deliver innovative solutions for payments, risk and compliance; develop new strategic partnerships; and, continue to deliver a high quality of client service.

David Wilson said, “Accuity is an exciting business with a global base of clients, tremendous talent, and a dedication to technology innovation. I look forward to guiding our teams as we strive to lead the industry with solutions that transform the way our clients manage financial crime compliance and create efficiencies for global payments.”

Wilson previously held a number of senior management positions within RELX Group, the parent company of Accuity, including CEO of Proagrica. In this role, he successfully transformed the publishing firm into a global portfolio offering technology, software, data and analytics solutions for the agriculture and animal health industries.

As part of this change, Tom Golding has been appointed COO and will guide technology, product and operations across the company. Tom previously headed up product strategy and client delivery across the Fircosoft and Bankers Almanac for Risk and Compliance portfolios. Golding joined Accuity from Thomson Reuters in 2016, to manage the risk and compliance business line.

Hugh M. Jones IV, formerly CEO and President of Accuity, has been elevated to an expanded role within the Risk and Business Analytics division of RELX. He will continue to oversee Accuity, in addition to leading the FlightGlobal, EG and ICIS businesses.

Hugh Jones said, “I congratulate David and Tom on their well-deserved positions. They both have a track record of strong leadership and deep industry knowledge that will allow us to expand into new markets and deliver tremendous value to our clients.”

For more information, please contact:

Imogen Nash, Accuity (London)
imogen.nash@accuity.com / Tel: +44 (0)20 7911 1379

Francesca Bliss, Cognito (London)
accuity@cognitomedia.com / Tel: +44 (0)20 7426 9419

 

Notes to editors

David Wilson, Managing Director and CEO, Accuity:

 

Tom Golding, COO, Accuity:

About Accuity
Accuity offers a suite of innovative solutions for payments and compliance professionals, from comprehensive data and software that manage risk and compliance, to flexible tools that optimise payments pathways. With deep expertise and industry-leading data-enabled solutions from the Fircosoft, Bankers Almanac and NRS brands, our portfolio delivers protection for individual and organisational reputations.

Part of RELX Group, a world-leading provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries, Accuity has been delivering solutions to banks and businesses worldwide for 180 years.

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