Options appoints Claire McKillen as its new VP, Financial Controller
Capital markets services provider Options Technology today announced the promotion of Claire McKillen to the position of Vice President, Financial Controller.
The appointment follows Laura McCann’s promotion to Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and is the next stage in the firm’s long-term strategy of building a world-class finance team servicing the global business from its Belfast office.
Claire McKillen began her career with Options in November 2017, initially joining as Group Accountant. Subsequently, in May 2022, she was appointed to the role of Finance Director, paving the way for her current promotion to Vice President, Financial Controller. During this time she gained extensive experience in working with Private Equity, global audit, and held key roles on the deal and integrations teams during the ABRY investment and integration of Fixnetix and Activ Financial.
Prior to her tenure at Options, Ms McKillen held senior roles at PWC, honing skills in the dynamic professional services sector.
Claire McKillen commented:
“I am truly honored to be appointed to the role of Vice President, Financial Controller at Options. Witnessing the remarkable growth of Options and the amazing team here in Belfast has been an incredibly rewarding experience. I am excited to play a pivotal role in this next critical phase of expansion and development.”
Today’s news also follows the firm’s announcement of 200 new jobs in Belfast, and its 30-year company milestone.