London, 13 January 2021 – Duco, the global provider of cloud-based data integrity and reconciliation services, today announced that Philippe Buron has joined the company as Chief Product Officer, taking overall responsibility for the onward evolution, delivery and positioning of Duco’s Software as a Service products. Philippe joins from HSBC where he was Interim CIO of Digital Retail and Wealth.
Christian Nentwich, CEO of Duco, said “I’m delighted that Philippe has decided to join us. Philippe’s background in technology leadership in some of the world’s leading financial institutions – some of the biggest consumers of data – strengthens our management team at a key period for Duco.”
Nentwich continued, “Our growth is increasing as we move rapidly towards providing enterprise-wide solutions for our customers, while expanding our offering in other verticals such as insurance. Philippe’s contribution will further accelerate our mission to make managing data easy and to help our clients grapple with large-scale digital transformation in the face of legacy and cost challenges.”
Spencer Lake, Duco board member, said, “The strength of Duco, and the reason for its rapid growth, has been the ability to combine deep technology innovation with a solid understanding of target verticals like Financial Services. Philippe’s track record speaks for itself and will assist the company in its goal of becoming a broad, enterprise-wide data automation platform.”
About Philippe Buron
Philippe Buron is Duco’s Chief Product Officer. He is a senior leader; a long term CTO and CIO with a passion for technology-led transformations, culture shift and people growth.
His 20+ year career spans across Financial Services in Investment, Retail, Private Banking and Market Infrastructure Providers (including HSBC, Societe Generale, BNPP, Deutsche Bank and the London Stock Exchange).
Philippe has a strong technology engineering background, having worked for leading distributed technology providers earlier in his career. He holds a master’s degree in IT applied to Finance, with honours in Artificial Intelligence, from Paris Dauphine university.