July 6, 2014
Kevin Deveau appointed head of FICO Canada
Toronto, ON – FICO, a leading predictive analytics and decision management software company, has appointed Kevin Deveau to lead its Canadian operations. Deveau has more than 30 years of experience providing information technology solutions to clients in the financial services, insurance, health care, retail and government sectors. Since Deveau joined FICO in 2010, he has been one of the company's top client partners, securing more than $50 million (CAD) in new business.
In his new position, Deveau will lead the team responsible for growing FICO's Canadian market share and strengthening relationships with FICO's clients. Deveau will work with existing and potential clients to help them leverage FICO's technologies and solutions, which utilize innovative analytic applications to provide a competitive advantage and enable better decision-making.
"Kevin has achieved a tremendous amount of success during his four years at FICO, and his experience with clients in financial services, FICO's core business sector, is invaluable," says David Vonk, vice-president of client services at FICO. "In his new role, he will lead our team in providing advanced predictive analytics and decision management solutions that will help our clients thrive in an increasingly competitive marketplace."
"FICO is poised for dramatic growth in Canada as the adoption of Big Data analytics becomes more widespread," says Deveau. "FICO works closely with a range of Canadian clients, from the major banks to insurers to leading retailers, helping them gain an analytic advantage over their competitors."
Prior to joining FICO, Deveau was the chief operating officer for ICOD Inc., a provider of cloud-based business and technology solutions to the global financial services industry. He was instrumental in growing the small company from less than $500,000 to $15 million in annual revenue.
FICO has been operating in Canada for more than 20 years, providing decision management solutions, analytic tools and scores. The FICO® credit score, administered by Equifax and TransUnion, is the top scoring platform for Canadian lenders.