Encompass Corporation enters the North American market with major expansion projects in the United States



Posted: October 13, 2021 at 7:30 a.m. EDT|Update: a few moments ago

NEW YORK, October 13, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Encompass Corporation, the provider of intelligently automated Know Your Customer (KYC) solutions, today announces its expansion into North America, whose head office is based in new York.

The expansion will allow Encompass to better meet the needs of existing global customers with a presence in North America, as well as new clients and secure partnerships in the region, in a marked effort to become the undisputed primary platform for automated and enterprise KYC due diligence worldwide.

Alex Ford was appointed president, North America, overseeing all aspects of GTM, driving business growth and working with clients, partners and the Encompass team to transform KYC with automation in financial institutions and other regulated entities. Encompass has received several notable accolades, including the “Best Solution” category for client onboarding – Regulation Asia Awards for Excellence, shortlisted at the British Bank Awards, winner of Red herrings Top 100 Europe Award and regional winner of this year’s Barclays Scale Up Entrepreneur of the Year award.

Joined in 2012, Alex held executive responsibility for several business functions at Encompass Corporation, including customer success, operations, marketing, product and delivery. From 2015 to 2020, Alex was based at Glasgow with the launch and expansion of the operation in the UK. Most recently as Vice President of Product and Marketing, she was based in Sydney, before taking the direction of North America business in new York.

In the United States, there will initially be six senior executives who will join Alex before increasing to more than 10 by the end of 2021, and doubling again in 2022. This hiring initiative is part of the commitment Encompass in terms of growth, and the company has already experienced strong growth in global membership and significant expansion of the senior team over the past 12 months.

Anamaria Meauta, who was part of the core team that established KYC as-a-service for Refinitiv, will join Encompass as COO for North America. Next to Howard dilworth an experienced sales manager from Require, Fenergo and Alacra, who was recently announced as sales manager, North America.

Alain Samuels, VP, Product, already based at new York, means that two members of Encompass’s management team (Alan and Alex) will be local, affirming Encompass’s commitment to the market.

Alex Ford, President of North America, said, “Encompass is entering the North American market after an extremely successful 24 months, defined by new hires, partnerships and increased revenues – an incredible achievement given the challenges posed by the pandemic.

“We will use our new presence in the United States to better serve our existing global customers who already have divisions or branches in the North American territories, while securing new customers and partnerships and strengthening our presence in the market. automated KYC technology. “

Wayne johnson, the CEO said: “The AML2020 law has put even more emphasis on KYC in North America. Our rapid growth in the UK – known for its rigorous KYC regulation and a hub for RegTech has enabled us to develop a very relevant technology solution and we want to expand where there is a great need, with the changing US market ripe for KYC automation. “

For more information about Encompass Corporation: https://www.encompasscorporation.com/

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