Leading business continuity risk management software provider’s increased investment will support growing community of enterprise customers in Europe
CHICAGO and LONDON – 18 October 2017 – Fusion Risk Management, Inc. (“Fusion”), the leading provider of business continuity risk management software and services, announced today the expansion of its European presence to keep pace with rapidly growing market demand and to support engagement among its burgeoning community of enterprise customers in Europe.
To lead Fusion’s efforts to advance current customers' business resilience capabilities and drive the company’s aggressive growth strategy, Fusion appointed Richard Cooper as Managing Director of Europe. Mr. Cooper brings more than 20 years of experience delivering business continuity risk management services and software to enterprise organizations, most recently as founder and CEO of Arbor Continuity, Inc., an advisory consulting firm serving enterprise clients in Europe and North America.
“I am thrilled to join Fusion during this exciting time in its evolution,” Mr. Cooper said. “The company has established itself as an innovative provider of continuity risk management solutions both in the U.S. and in Europe, and I look forward to advancing Fusion’s presence in Europe to help enterprise organizations achieve success."
On 6 November 2017, in London, Fusion will host its U.K. Regional Users Group, during which leading European practitioners will share best practices and innovative approaches to the challenges of establishing and maintaining business resilience in enterprise organizations.
“Our partnership with Fusion has enabled us to mature our business continuity programme and further enhance our business resilience, which is an imperative for every organization today,” stated Ruth Griffiths, Head of Global Business Continuity at NEX Group plc. “We are excited about the growing Fusion community in Europe, and we look forward to collaborating with forward-thinking risk management leaders who are equally committed to success."
As a sponsor of the upcoming Business Continuity Institute's (BCI) World Conference and Exhibition in London on 7 & 8 November 2017, Fusion will be onsite to discuss its expanding presence in Europe and demonstrate its latest software solutions.
“We see the growing need among European organizations for Fusion’s unique approach to achieving true business resilience,” said Andy Mercker, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at Fusion. “This expanded presence underscores our commitment to their success and leverages our recent US $41 million investment from Catalyst Investors and Level Equity enabling Fusion to more effectively increase our focus and resources in the European market.”
As a recognized industry leader, Fusion won the BCI’s 2016 Global Award and the 2017 Americas Award for Product/Service Continuity & Resilience Provider of the Year. Fusion is currently shortlisted for the BCI’s 2017 Global Award and is also shortlisted for the Continuity & Insurance Risk Magazine's 2017 Risk Management Specialist Company of the Year Award.
For more information, visit www.fusionrm.com.
About Fusion Risk Management, Inc.
Founded in 2006 by an experienced team of industry leaders, Fusion Risk Management is now the most innovative and fastest growing provider of business continuity and risk management solutions. With its introduction in 2010, the Fusion Framework® System™ signaled a paradigm shift in the marketplace for enterprise software addressing Business Continuity, Crisis/Incident Management, IT Disaster Recovery, and Integrated Risk Management agendas. Built by experts and delivered via Software as a Service, the Fusion Framework adapts and evolves with your business. For more information, visit www.fusionrm.com.