CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Backstop Solutions Group, the industry’s leading cloud-based productivity suite for the institutional investment community, today announced the appointment of Tom Griffiths as the firm’s first Chief Revenue Officer. In this role, Griffiths will be responsible for leading the firm’s global client-facing teams as they initiate their next phase of growth.
Griffiths previously served as Global Head of Sales at Elliptic, a leader in cryptoasset risk and compliance solutions. Prior to Elliptic, he spent 21 years at FactSet, a leading provider of integrated financial information and analytical applications. Over his tenure, he held several senior leadership positions, most recently as SVP of the Asia Pacific business, based in Hong Kong. In addition, he led the company’s Strategic Client Group and other regional business lines.
“We’re thrilled Backstop has reached a new phase of growth, which is why we are creating the role of Chief Revenue Officer,” said Clint Coghill, CEO and chairman of Backstop Solutions Group. “Tom joins Backstop’s executive team with direct experience working on the front lines with clients to optimize their usage of technology solutions, while gathering valuable feedback for product development. This role will be crucial to expanding our client community and scaling our presence globally.”
“With its cutting-edge technology, Backstop has established a strong reputation across the institutional investment community by delivering solutions that help investment, operations, and business teams work better,” said Griffiths. “I’m excited to be part of a highly client-focused and collaborative organization, where I can help support the existing client base, attract new clients, and drive growth.”
About Backstop Solutions Group, LLC
Backstop’s mission is to help the institutional investment industry use time to its fullest potential. We develop technology to simplify and streamline otherwise time-consuming tasks and processes, enabling our clients to quickly and easily access, share, and manage the knowledge that is critical to their day-to-day business success. Backstop provides its industry-leading cloud-based productivity suite to institutions, investment consultants, pensions, funds of funds, family offices, endowments, foundations, private equity, hedge funds, and real estate investment firms, among others. For more information, please visit www.BackstopSolutions.com.