S-RM appoints James (Jim) Arnold as new Head of Legal & Insurance, Americas
- Previously serving as a Principal at KPMG LLP’s Cyber Services group, Jim brings over 30 years of practical business and legal experience
London, 2 October 2023 – Leading global intelligence and cyber security consultancy S-RM has today announced the appointment of cyber security and legal expert James (Jim) Arnold as its new Head of Legal & Insurance, Americas.
Jim brings over 30 years of practical business and legal experience to the role, encompassing more than 25 years of private practice, in-house legal, forensic, and cyber consulting roles. As Head of Legal & Insurance at S-RM, he will oversee S-RM’s engagement with these sectors, building awareness of our capabilities and overseeing the delivery of industry-leading solutions for our clients.
Before joining S-RM, Jim served as a Principal in KPMG LLP’s Cyber Services group. During this time, he played a key role in guiding KPMG’s Cyber Response and Recovery practice and Cyber Insurance Channel, offering reactive assistance to tackle threats such as ransomware, intellectual property theft, and data breaches as well as proactive cyber, resilience and due diligence advisory services.
Heyrick Bond Gunning, Chief Executive Officer of S-RM, comments:
Companies operating in today’s digital-first environment need cyber security professionals who are capable of offering practical solutions and high-quality guidance for managing cyber risks and making business operations secure. We are thrilled to welcome Jim to our team.”
Paul Caron, Head of Cyber Security, Americas, at S-RM, comments:
A cyberattack has the potential to compromise an entire organisation. Bringing Jim onboard has strengthened our team considerably and will enable us to deliver the most robust security measures to our clients to safeguard them from these attacks.”
James (Jim) Arnold, Head of Legal & Insurance, Americas, at S-RM, added:
S-RM has a well-earned reputation for professionalism, energy, and a commitment to cutting-edge cyber security. Their dedication to client value and team growth sets them apart from other big players the industry.
S-RM's focus on growth aligns perfectly with my experience in leading successful cyber security operations. I'm a hands-on leader and I’m eager to collaborate with the rest of the team. The growth trajectory at S-RM offers a great opportunity for me to leverage my experience and ensure clients receive best-in-class services."
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S-RM is a global intelligence and cyber security consultancy with expertise in insurance, cyber security and cyber response. Headquartered in London, S-RM works across nine international offices and advises companies ranging from blue-chip corporates to large financial institutions, and beyond.