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OpenLink Financial, global leader in trading and risk management solutions, hires John O’Malley as CEO. OpenLink is backed byleading private equity firm Hellman & Friedman

calendarDecember 7, 2015
OpenLink Financial, global leader in trading and risk management solutions, hires John O’Malley as CEO. OpenLink is backed byleading private equity firm Hellman & Friedman

NEW YORK, NY - The Lancer Group places John O'Malley as Chief Executive Officer of OpenLink Financial, global leading provider of trading and risk management solutions to the energy, commodities, corporate, and financial services industries. In addition to its New Yor k City headquarters, the company has offices in Houston, Manhattan, London, Berlin, Vienna, Toronto, Tulsa, São Paulo, Mexico City, Bangalore, Singapore, Dubai, and Sydney. John succeeds M ark Greene who announced his retirement earlier this year and will continue to serve on the OpenLink Board as an independent director. John has a successful track record of leading severa I technology and private equity - backed portfolio companies from start - up to maturity in gro wth markets. Most recently, he served as Operating Partner for Thoma Bravo after being hired as CEO of Digital Insight, a portfolio company that was acquired by NCR corporation (NYSE:NCR; LTM Rev: $6.4B) in 2014 for $1.6B. John previously held the role of CEO at Panini, a global provider of payment technology; Memento, a leader in enterprise fraud detection software; and Harland Financial Solutions, which under his leadership grew from a small subsidiary to one of the leading providers of financial technology in No rth America in just nine years. David Tunnell, Chairman of OpenLink Board of Directors and a Managing Director at Hellman & Friedman added , "With more than 30 years of financial technology and software experience and a track record of transformational success, we are delighted to have John lead the next phase of growth for OpenLink." John shared, "I am extremely excited to have joined OpenLink, and looking forward to capitalizing on a number of initiatives and investments that are already in place. OpenLink is evolving. We are serving new and existing segments, with quicker time to value, industry best practice and packaged solutions, world - class quality software, robust partnership networks and deeper relationships with our clients. Backed by Hellman & Friedman we look forward to growing our leadership position and further leveraging our resources to fuel the future of the industries we serve." John has served as an advisor to Stanford University and currently serves on the boards of TravelClick and iPipeline.

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