February 09, 2010 11:00 ET

Capco Announces Appointments to Its Newly Expanded North American Technology Group

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - February 9, 2010) - Capco, the global provider of consulting and managed services to the financial services industry, today announced the appointments of partners and directors to its North American Technology Group. All appointments are effective immediately.

Technology Group Leader Appointment:

--  Scott Claus brings more than 18 years of consulting experience in IT
    working with many of the world's leading financial institutions to
    Capco.  He has implemented a variety of financial services IT Strategy
    engagements and led several onshore and offshore large scale systems
    implementation efforts.  Prior to joining Capco, Mr. Claus was an IT
    Advisory Partner at KPMG.

Technology Group Partner Appointments:

--  Paul Ringmacher joined Capco from a global management and technology
    consulting firm.  He has 25 years of experience in complex technology
    solution development, systems integration, software application
    development, and enterprise infrastructure design and optimization.

--  Bill Sommers is an expert in systems integration and technology
    delivery services.  His 22 years of experience spans multiple
    disciplines including CIO/CTO advisory services, IT strategy and
    organization alignment, program and project management, systems
    integration, package and custom systems delivery, release management,
    and quality assurance.

--  TJ Campbell leads the Group's relationship efforts with Capco's Asset
    Management, Capital Markets and Banking clients.  He joined Capco from

Technology Group Director Appointments:

--  Brian Beck has over 20 years of experience in IT strategy and delivery
    with specialization in large scale software application development and
    systems integration.  His expertise includes large scale program
    management, SDLC transformation, quality assurance and global delivery.
    Mr. Beck joined Capco from PricewaterhouseCoopers.

--  Chris Ford is a senior delivery manager with specialization in large
    program management and technology delivery.  With more than 10 years of
    consulting experience and a focus on Canadian financial institutions,
    Mr. Ford is a recognized thought leader and published author on
    non-functional testing with an emphasis on the performance and
    operability domains.

--  John Gubala has more than 10 years of experience in financial services
    management and technology consulting covering IT strategy and systems
    integration project management. Mr. Gubala has extensive knowledge of
    cost takeout, business/IT alignment, and large program management.

--  Salim Jivraj has over 15 years of experience in helping firms
    effectively utilize technology, focusing in institutional capital
    markets.  His expertise includes integration and delivery of technology
    platforms for equities, FX, fixed income and derivatives.  Mr. Jivraj
    joins Capco from TD Securities.

--  Pete McEvoy has 15 years of consulting and industry experience focused
    on distributed computing and architecture within the financial services
    industry.  His expertise includes enterprise architecture, capacity
    planning, integration architecture planning and design.  Prior to
    joining Capco, Mr. McEvoy was the chief architect for one of the
    world's largest hedge funds where he participated in major enterprise
    technology replacement.

--  Sajay Sethunath is an expert in large scale systems implementation and
    technology architecture with focus on banking, payments, and lending.
    Mr. Sethunath joined Capco from a leading global management and
    technology consulting firm.

--  Paul Sommerin is an expert in large scale program management, system
    integration, quality assurance and testing with a key focus on
    outsourcing and off-shoring technology and back office operations. Mr.
    Sommerin joined Capco from Wipro Consulting.

The North American Technology Group serves the world's top financial organizations through dedicated professionals in offices in New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Toronto and its access to 3,000 developers in Bangalore, India.

About Capco

Capco is a leading global provider of integrated consulting, technology and transformation services dedicated solely to the financial services industry. Our professionals combine innovative thinking with our unrivalled first-hand industry knowledge to offer our clients consulting expertise, complex technology and package integration, and managed services to move their organizations forward. Through our collaborative and efficient approach, we help our clients successfully increase revenue, manage risk and regulatory change, reduce costs and enhance control. In North America, we specialize in Banking; Capital Markets; Wealth and Investment Management; Finance, Risk & Compliance and Technology with offices in Chicago, D.C., New York, San Francisco and Toronto. To learn more, contact us at + 1 212-284-8600 (+32 3 740 10 00 from outside the United States or Canada), or visit our Web site at

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