Capco appoints James Arnett as Head of APAC

Capco appoints James Arnett as Head of APAC

Capco, the global management and technology consultancy, has named James Arnett as Managing Partner for the APAC region with responsibility for managing the firm’s business across Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia.

James has over 20 years’ international experience in consulting, banking and technology, working with some of the world’s largest financial institutions and a number of the UK’s pioneer internet banks. He led and built out Capco’s UK Finance, Risk and Compliance practice and most recently was Head of the UK Capital Markets practice. He joined Capco in 2011 having held roles at IBM Global Business Services, Capita, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and The Co-operative Bank.

James will be based out of Capco’s Hong Kong office, and will relocate from London once travel restrictions are lifted.

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Lance Levy, CEO of Capco, said: “Appointing James to lead APAC underscores Capco’s commitment to investing in the region. James has extensive experience managing global client relationships and transformation programs across the UK, Europe, North America, Asia and Africa, and a successful track-record in applying an entrepreneurial approach to developing fast-growth businesses. His deep expertise around emerging technologies and data-led transformation within capital markets and banking will be invaluable as we continue to grow our business and presence in the region.”

James Arnett said: “I’m very pleased to have this opportunity to take our APAC business forward. The region continues to be a centre for innovation and dynamism when it comes to digitalization and transformation within financial services. There are significant opportunities at hand around virtual banking, data, insurtech, emergent technologies including cloud and machine learning, and the enhancement of user experiences and customer journeys. I look forward to working with our Asia Pacific clients to help them reengineer and grow their businesses.”