Opus Global, a GTCR portfolio company, has hired Bruce Grant as senior vice president and chief marketing officer. Previously, Grant worked at Calypso Technology where he served as head of strategic and business intelligence and director of strategic marketing. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, Opus Global is a risk and compliance platform firm.
PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 22, 2015–Opus Global, Inc., the risk and compliance platform company, announced today the appointment of Bruce Grant as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer.
Grant will oversee marketing for the Opus Global group, coordinating activities across both parent and subsidiaries. He will report directly to Opus Global Founder and CEO Doug Bergeron.
“Bruce brings to Opus Global extensive knowledge and experience in rapid growth global software companies. We are excited to have him on board. He has a proven track record in strategy, competitive intelligence, business development and marketing. As Opus Global aggressively pursues growth both organically and through select acquisitions, establishing a group-wide marketing function is a strategic imperative,” states Doug Bergeron.
Grant’s mission is to build a powerful and effective global marketing function that will scale rapidly and work seamlessly with the group’s burgeoning sales organization to drive revenues further faster.
“I am genuinely excited to be joining a leading entrepreneurial organization like Opus Global,” comments Grant. “Opus Global has an incredibly talented and committed team with a laser focus on creating the world’s leading risk and compliance platform. The acquisition of Hiperos has already given them a preeminent leadership position in third party management, the single most exciting and rapidly growing area in this space. In the new era of ultra-regulation and ultra-accountability, the group is uniquely placed to help companies manage third party risk and attain unprecedented levels of control and compliance. I look forward to being part of the team for this exciting journey.”
Prior to joining Opus Global, Grant spent seven years at Calypso Technology where he served as Head of Strategic and Business Intelligence and Director of Strategic Marketing. Prior to that he was Founder and CEO of digital marketing agency New Beach Media, a leading innovator in integrated digital media and marketing. He also served as Managing Director for Asia-Pacific (ex-Japan) at Infinity Financial Technology Inc. and Managing Director of SunGard Trading and Risk Systems for Australia and New Zealand. He is a Sloan Fellow of London Business School.
About Opus Global
Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, Opus Global was created through a $500 million partnership between GTCR, one of the world’s leading private equity firms, and Doug Bergeron, former CEO of Verifone. Through its direct investments and targeted acquisitions, Opus Global seeks to build a leading technology platform that integrates solutions to address the increasingly complex compliance requirements and risks faced by companies in every industry. Opus Global’s mission is to establish itself as a long term partner capable of delivering significant value to businesses through the aggregation of software-based solutions and related services.
For more information about Opus Global, please visit http://www.opusglobal.com.