Sword Active Risk, a supplier of specialist risk management software and services, has appointed Charles Longridge to the newly created role of Director of Global Partnerships.
The new role will increase sustainable revenue and expand global coverage with the launch of a new Value Added Reseller (VAR) program supported by a network of local consulting partners. As well as improving coverage across Europe (Nordics, Germany, France, Benelux, Spain, Italy and Eastern European countries), the role will also aim to open up new territories such as Africa, India and South America.
This new appointment follows on from the launch of Sword Active Risk’s Partner Program for Risk Consultants which was announced in July 2017 and further underlines the company’s stated commitment to and participation in the risk community. Before taking on the position as Director of Global Partnerships, Longridge has held a variety customer facing roles at Sword Active Risk. He has been with the company for close on two decades and has been instrumental in growing the business from a software start-up into a world leader in Enterprise Risk Management.