Skience appoints Marc R. Butler as President & Chief Operating Officer
By Pavithra R
Skience, transforming financial services firms with innovative services and solutions, has announced the joining of Marc R. Butler as president and chief operating officer.
Mr. Butler will oversee the company’s business and technology teams and will lead from the front and serve as a critical partner to the co-founders, board, and employees to drive the growth strategy, transformation, sales and marketing, product management, consulting, technology, alliances and client success.
Being a 25-year wealth management and FinTech veteran known for building high-performance, growth-focused organizations, Butler brings leadership experience, proven strategy, and product development to drive the next stage of growth and market leadership for Skience.
“Skience offers an unmatched set of strengths: a highly talented and engaged team; an award-winning wealth management platform that offers a rich and seamless digital experience; and best-in-class cloud consulting services that transform the way financial services firms operate. In this role, I look forward to driving continuous platform innovation to meet unmet user needs, advancing industry alliances, evolving the business to enable client success, and ensuring Skience is a great place to work and grow,” said Butler.
Prior to joining Skience, Butler held various leadership roles at BNY Mellon/Pershing, most recently as COO and Managing Director of BNY Mellon/Albridge, where he reinvented the company and transformed Albridge into a thriving and respected market leader.
“We are excited to welcome Marc to Skience. This is a significant milestone for Skience, and a vital part of a long-term strategic plan that positions us for aggressive growth and innovation in the coming years. Marc has an established record of leadership, a strong client focus, and substantial wealth management technology expertise. His skills, experience and work ethic make him the ideal person to help lead Skience through the next phase of the company’s evolution,” said Sanjeev Kumar, CEO.
Recently, Insigneo & Skience partnered to develop a new wealth management platform.
Established since 2001, Skience powered by The Athene Group is a leading digital transformation platform for broker-dealers and RIAs that provides wealth managers with an efficient way to unify their technology, increase back-office and advisor productivity, and deliver enhanced client experience. In June 2018, Skience was acquired by Sagewind Capital and Berenson Holdings with Insight Partners and Salesforce Ventures participating as investors.
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