Former Centaur Media industry relations Head to join Last Word in strategic hire
Last Word, an independent financial content solutions provider headquartered in London, with offices in Singapore and Hong Kong, today announced that Rohit Vaswani will assume the position of Head of Insight effective of 21 November 2016.
“Rohit joins us at an exciting time for the business as we continue to invest in our business growth and meet the ever growing demands of our clients,” said Rod Boulogne, CEO & co-founder of Last Word on the strategic hire. “He brings a wealth of knowledge from the investment sector and a proven track record in the forging of commercial relationships in the global financial markets. He is the perfect fit to support Last Word and the audiences it serves as its publishing, event and research offerings continue to evolve.”
Vaswani commented on his new position “I am thrilled to be part of Last Word. The team have developed great relationships with fund selectors internationally. I look forward to working with them to deliver excellent solutions to our customers and interesting content to their audience.”
His most recent position, Head of Industry Relations & Commercial Director – Centaur Media Plc, the business to business information, insight and events group, was responsible for all industry relationships regarding Platforum, a research and advisory business which specialises in retail distribution and investment platforms. During his time there, he also headed up the commercial team on Centaur’s financial paid-for-content brands: Headlinemoney and Taxbriefs.
Prior to that, Vaswani spent seven years at Fidelity International, in various senior sales roles working and managing commercial relationships in the UK, Spain and Indian financial markets with key IFA firms.
This is the second senior hire Last Word has made this year following the appointment of Elliot Jacobs as Head of Content and Research in July.