27 October 2020News

RMS appoints Patrick McCarthy in sales and client development role

RMS, the catastrophe risk modeling company, has appointed Patrick McCarthy as executive vice president of sales and client development.

McCarthy joins RMS from SAP where he was most recently senior vice president and general manager of SAP’s Ariba and Fieldglass businesses, focused on enterprise supply chain optimisation and risk reduction. He also supported customers as they moved from legacy solutions to SaaS.

McCarthy was at SAP for 15 years in various senior roles including as chief operating officer for the Midwest market unit. Before that he spent seven years at Oracle in various leadership roles spanning sales, industry, and solution roles in its JD Edwards and PeopleSoft businesses.

At RMS McCarthy reports to Karen White, chief executive officer of RMS.

White said McCarthy is “exceptionally strategic and has earned his stellar reputation for bringing mission-critical innovations and solutions to global customers,” while highlighting his “impressive approach to deeply understanding the markets and enterprise customers he serves.”

McCarthy added: “For 30 years, RMS’s science and models have been the most trusted view of risk in the industry.  It’s more important now than ever before that clients have access to the best modeling science and platforms, helping them drive business results that exceed their expectations.”