The company continues expansion of its executive team, strengthening alignment across the business with an eye towards the future of insurance
Morristown, NJ April 8, 2019 – Majesco (NASDAQ: MJCO), a global leader of cloud software solutions for insurance business transformation, today announced the appointment of Wayne Locke as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective April 8, 2019.
Wayne brings over two decades of finance and operations experience to the role, and joins the company from Capgemini, where he was responsible for financial and operational consulting services for insurance organizations. Prior to that he was the President of WEL Consulting LLC, a financial operations firm. There he provided interim and acting CFO support at several growing companies and was instrumental in driving the finance vision, strategy and leadership to help the organizations get to the next level. Over the course of his career, he has been responsible for designing and implementing world-class, value-added business process management solutions for notable organizations, including AIG, Deloitte Consulting, GE Capital, BNY and Swiss Re.
Wayne holds an MBA in Finance from Baruch College City University of New York and a BS in Accounting from Brooklyn College City University of New York.
As Majesco’s CFO, Wayne will report directly to CEO Adam Elster and oversee all operational, commercial, financial and investor relations functions, ultimately ensuring the company’s ability to capitalize on the growing demand for cutting-edge insurance software solutions that deliver digital business transformation at speed and scale.
“Wayne’s extensive expertise in financial planning and operations, management and strategy, along with his background in the insurance industry is an ideal fit for Majesco as we work to extend our positive momentum, continue growing our cloud business, and help insurers across Property and Casualty, Life and Annuities, and Voluntary Group Benefits to meet the demands of tomorrow, now” said Adam.
“I couldn’t imagine a more exciting time to join Majesco. Their vision for the future of the company and the future of insurance truly impressed me. I look forward to joining the team and leveraging my experience to build on their impressive performance and growth” said Wayne.
With this move, Farid Kazani will continue to lead Majesco’s Group Finance Function as Managing Director and Group CFO, playing a critical role in strategic initiatives including mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, capital raise and other initiatives to increase Majesco’s stakeholder value.
Majesco (NASDAQ: MJCO) provides technology, expertise, and leadership that helps insurers modernize, innovate and connect to build the future of their business – and the future of insurance – at speed and scale. Our platforms connect people and businesses to insurance in ways that are innovative, hyper-relevant, compelling and personal. Over 190 insurance companies worldwide in P&C, L&A and Group Benefits are transforming their businesses by modernizing, optimizing or creating new business models with Majesco. Our market-leading solutions include CloudInsurer™ P&C Core Suite (Policy, Billing, Claims); CloudInsurer™ L&A and Group Core Suite (Policy, Billing, Claims); Digital1st Insurance™ with Digital1st eConnect™, Digital1st EcoExchange™ and Digital1st Platform™ – a cloud-native, microservices and open API platform; Distribution Management, Data and Analytics and an Enterprise Data Warehouse. For more details on Majesco, please visit majesco.com.
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