Ben Goodband

CFO at Brandwatch

About

Ben Goodband is the current CFO at Brandwatch. Prior to this, they served as the interim CFO at London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) from February 2021 to December 2021. Goodband has also held the position of Global Head of Decision Support & FP&A at Refinitiv from October 2018 to February 2021, and Head of Finance EMEA Investment & Advisory at Thomson [Reuters](/org/thomson-reuters) from May 2008 to September 2010.


Goodband began their career at Thomson [Reuters](/org/thomson-reuters) in September 2010 as the Global Head of Finance for Financial and Risk Decision Support & Planning. In this role, they were responsible for the monthly reporting and all aspects of commercial finance support for the European business heads of Investment Banking, Retail Wealth Management, Corporate segments, and Investment Management. Goodband also prepared business cases and provided financial rationale for product migrations and sun setting of products following the merger of Thomson Financial and Reuters.


In May 2008, Goodband was promoted to Head of Finance EMEA Investment & Advisory at Thomson [Reuters](/org/thomson-reuters) Markets. In this role, they were responsible for a team of two experienced finance managers, monthly reporting, and all aspects of commercial finance support for the EMEA based teams in Investment Banking, Retail Wealth Management, Corporate segments, and Investment Management. Goodband was also responsible for providing finance support for M&A activity within the I&A division in Europe and undertook due diligence for 2 acquisitions as well as working on the post acquisition commercial strategy with the relevant business managers.


Goodband has a proven track record of success in finance and has played a key role in several major organizations. Ben is an experienced leader with a strong background in financial planning and analysis. Goodband is a strategic thinker who is able to see the big picture and make decisions that are in the best interests of the organization.


Ben Goodband has a BA Hons in Ben'story & Archaeology from the University of Leicester. Ben also has certification from CIMA in ACMA.


Ben Goodband reports to Ulrik Bo Larsen, President. Some of their coworkers include Anders Kloster - COO, Clive Pocock - VP, Global Sales Operations, and Michael Amsinck - Chief Product Officer.

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Timeline

  • CFO

    January, 2022 - present

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