ABOUT US

Argus, a Verisk business, is a leading provider of intelligence, decision support solutions, and advisory services to financial institutions across the global commerce ecosystem.  Our clients include more than 50 top U.S., Canadian, and other international financial organizations, regulators, payment providers, merchants, and media.

 

Argus is the leading source of segment-level portfolio management benchmarking data, analytics, models, and advisory services. We maximize value delivery to clients by combining proprietary data sets, cutting-edge software and analytic tools, domain expertise, and our unique results-oriented approach.

Customers worldwide use our services for tailored data management solutions that include business intelligence platforms, profile views, mobile data solutions, enterprise database services, and fraud risk scoring algorithms for marketing, fraud, and risk mitigation. Our clients gain competitive advantage from our exclusive focus on leveraging global best-in-class analytics and methodologies to help achieve their business and regulatory objectives.

Senior
Management

NANA BANERJEE

Group President,
Verisk Analytics

JIM HEALY

President
 

JOHN JONES

President
International

LISA BONALLE HANNAN

CMO, Partnership and
Business Development Executive

VIVEK SUBRAMANYAM

Head of Data & Application Solutions
 

DAVID BOLOCAN

Senior Managing Director,
Head of Retail Banking

NASIM KHOSHKHOU

Senior Managing Director,
COO & Head of Client Solutions

AARTHI MUTHUKRISHNAN

Senior Managing Director,
Head of Spend and Modeling Solutions

CHIP MESSICK

Managing Director,
Risk Solutions

Dr. Nana Banerjee is group president of Verisk Analytics, overseeing Verisk’s Argus, Geomni, and Verisk Retail businesses. He also has oversight responsibility for Verisk’s joint data and development environment and Verisk’s centralized advanced research and analytics group. Dr. Banerjee came to Verisk as part of its acquisition of Argus, where he was the chief operating officer. In prior roles, he served as the head of Citibank’s credit card business in the United Kingdom and as vice president of marketing at GE Capital. Dr. Banerjee was named Verisk group president in 2016. Dr. Banerjee has a Ph.D. in applied mathematics from the State University of New York; a master of science degree in mathematics from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi; and a bachelor of science degree with honors in mathematics from St. Stephens College, Delhi.

Jim Healy is president of Argus, responsible for the company’s financial services division. He joined Argus as a senior consultant in 2013, helping to grow the international footprint by launching the business in Australia, Mexico, and the UAE.  Mr. Healy has more than 28 years of experience in financial services, working for Citibank in various international senior leadership roles in Mexico, Puerto Rico, Switzerland, Spain, the UK, and the United States. His last role at Citibank was managing director for EMEA credit cards.  Mr. Healy has a B.A. in secondary education from Mansfield State University, an M.A. in sociology from Stony Brook University, an M.S. in accounting from Long Island University, a J.D. from St. Johns University, and an LL.M. in tax law from New York University.

John has almost 25 years of experience in the financial services sector and joined Argus in 2010 to lead Western Europe Client Delivery Operations. He has extensive experience in financial modeling, maximizing customer value, and M&A. Prior to joining Argus, he held senior- and executive-level roles in Citigroup and MBNA in the UK, USA, and Spain including Head of Credit Cards. John qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young and holds an MBA from Manchester Business School and a BEng from Imperial College, University of London.

Lisa is responsible for Argus Marketing, Business Development, Partnerships, Strategic Alliances and Media Effectiveness groups. Lisa brings over 20 years of payments, credit cards and consumer banking experience to her role. Prior to Argus, Lisa held the role of President, North American Financial Solutions, for The Affinion Group. Additionally, Lisa has worked extensively in corporate strategy, business development, marketing and new product development. She managed Citi Card’s largest product P&L, and was responsible for all acquisitions and existing customer marketing programs. Prior to Citi, Lisa held a variety of senior management positions within J.P. Morgan Chases’ credit card division, including SVP of Business Strategy, SVP Customer Management, and SVP Co-Brands. Lisa understands the needs of both bank clients and their customers and has effectively created strategies and solutions that respond to shifting consumer trends and market dynamics Lisa received her MBA from New York University, with Beta Gamma Sigma honors, and her undergraduate degree from Providence College.

Vivek is Head of the Data & Application Solutions group globally. He also has oversight responsibility for Argus India. Vivek came to Argus as part of its acquisition of Fintellix, where he was the Chief Executive Officer. Vivek has 22 years of strategic leadership & executive management experience across financial services, data management & analytics, and technology sectors. Before joining Argus, he was part of the founding team of Fintellix and has held senior-level & executive-level roles in iGate & Cognizant in the USA and India. He has also worked at Citibank & TCS. Vivek holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIM L) and a BEngg from National Institute of Technology, Karnataka (NITK).

David has over 25 years of experience in retail banking and payments, with extensive expertise in consumer, wealth, and small business deposit and lending product development, pricing, marketing, distribution, customer segmentation, lifecycle management, risk management and portfolio management.  David joined Argus in 2013 to lead Retail Banking Solutions which includes the Deposit Accounts Payment Study and retail banking client delivery groups. Prior to joining Argus David held senior executive roles at SunTrust (Head of Consumer and Wealth Deposit Products), JPM Chase (Head of Small Business Deposit and Credit Products, Pricing and Analytics), MBNA/Bank of America (CMO of Small Business Lending), and consulting positions at Mercer Management Consulting, Mitchell Madison Group, and AlixPartners. David received an MS/MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a BA from Harvard University in Computer Science and Economics.

Nasim is a Senior Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer for the firm. She has almost 10 years of experience in the credit card and consumer financial services industry supporting banks in North America and globally with their credit card portfolio management strategies.  She and her team manage the client relationships and provide benchmarking and analytic services which support strategic decision making, as well as identify relevant products and solutions for a host of business challenges such as acquisitions, existing customer management, customer retention, and risk management.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Physics and Mathematics from Wesleyan University.

Aarthi leads a team of business and data analysts at Argus who are focused on developing marketing effectiveness solutions for our clients through partnerships. At Argus, Aarthi has also led consulting engagements focused on optimizing credit risk and marketing strategies for major credit card issuers in the US and UK.  Prior to her current position, Aarthi was the head of the credit risk analytics team for Barclaycard’s European portfolios focusing on impairment planning and underwriting policy.  Aarthi has a Bachelors in Computer Science from M.S. University of Baroda, India as well as a Masters in Computer Science from Binghamton University, New York and a MBA from Columbia University, New York.

Chip has over 25-years of financial services industry expertise, and joined Argus in 2013 to lead Argus’ Risk and Regulatory Services.  He has extensive experience with all aspects of financial P&L and risk management delivering best-in-industry results.  Prior to joining Argus, he held executive-level roles at MBNA and Bank of America in the US and CA as COO of MBNA marketing systems, and was the founder and director of a nationally chartered de novo Herald Bank (NYSE: HNB) serving on the boards ALCO and Personnel Committees.   Chip has a BAAS in Biological Sciences and Chemistry from the University of Delaware.

Meet Argus
Employees

NANA BANERJEE

Group President,
Verisk Analytics

JIM HEALY

President
 

JOHN JONES

President
International

LISA BONALLE HANNAN

CMO, Partnership and
Business Development Executive

VIVEK SUBRAMANYAM

Head of Data & Application Solutions
 

DAVID BOLOCAN

Senior Managing Director,
Head of Retail Banking

NASIM KHOSHKHOU

Senior Managing Director,
COO & Head of Client Solutions

AARTHI MUTHUKRISHNAN

Senior Managing Director,
Head of Spend and Modeling Solutions

CHIP MESSICK

Managing Director,
Risk Solutions

Dr. Nana Banerjee is group president of Verisk Analytics, overseeing Verisk’s Argus, Geomni, and Verisk Retail businesses. He also has oversight responsibility for Verisk’s joint data and development environment and Verisk’s centralized advanced research and analytics group. Dr. Banerjee came to Verisk as part of its acquisition of Argus, where he was the chief operating officer. In prior roles, he served as the head of Citibank’s credit card business in the United Kingdom and as vice president of marketing at GE Capital. Dr. Banerjee was named Verisk group president in 2016. Dr. Banerjee has a Ph.D. in applied mathematics from the State University of New York; a master of science degree in mathematics from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi; and a bachelor of science degree with honors in mathematics from St. Stephens College, Delhi.

Jim Healy is president of Argus, responsible for the company’s financial services division. He joined Argus as a senior consultant in 2013, helping to grow the international footprint by launching the business in Australia, Mexico, and the UAE.  Mr. Healy has more than 28 years of experience in financial services, working for Citibank in various international senior leadership roles in Mexico, Puerto Rico, Switzerland, Spain, the UK, and the United States. His last role at Citibank was managing director for EMEA credit cards.  Mr. Healy has a B.A. in secondary education from Mansfield State University, an M.A. in sociology from Stony Brook University, an M.S. in accounting from Long Island University, a J.D. from St. Johns University, and an LL.M. in tax law from New York University.

John has almost 25 years of experience in the financial services sector and joined Argus in 2010 to lead Western Europe Client Delivery Operations. He has extensive experience in financial modeling, maximizing customer value, and M&A. Prior to joining Argus, he held senior- and executive-level roles in Citigroup and MBNA in the UK, USA, and Spain including Head of Credit Cards. John qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young and holds an MBA from Manchester Business School and a BEng from Imperial College, University of London.

Lisa is responsible for Argus Marketing, Business Development, Partnerships, Strategic Alliances and Media Effectiveness groups. Lisa brings over 20 years of payments, credit cards and consumer banking experience to her role. Prior to Argus, Lisa held the role of President, North American Financial Solutions, for The Affinion Group. Additionally, Lisa has worked extensively in corporate strategy, business development, marketing and new product development. She managed Citi Card’s largest product P&L, and was responsible for all acquisitions and existing customer marketing programs. Prior to Citi, Lisa held a variety of senior management positions within J.P. Morgan Chases’ credit card division, including SVP of Business Strategy, SVP Customer Management, and SVP Co-Brands. Lisa understands the needs of both bank clients and their customers and has effectively created strategies and solutions that respond to shifting consumer trends and market dynamics Lisa received her MBA from New York University, with Beta Gamma Sigma honors, and her undergraduate degree from Providence College.

Vivek is Head of the Data & Application Solutions group globally. He also has oversight responsibility for Argus India. Vivek came to Argus as part of its acquisition of Fintellix, where he was the Chief Executive Officer. Vivek has 22 years of strategic leadership & executive management experience across financial services, data management & analytics, and technology sectors. Before joining Argus, he was part of the founding team of Fintellix and has held senior-level & executive-level roles in iGate & Cognizant in the USA and India. He has also worked at Citibank & TCS. Vivek holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIM L) and a BEngg from National Institute of Technology, Karnataka (NITK).

David has over 25 years of experience in retail banking and payments, with extensive expertise in consumer, wealth, and small business deposit and lending product development, pricing, marketing, distribution, customer segmentation, lifecycle management, risk management and portfolio management.  David joined Argus in 2013 to lead Retail Banking Solutions which includes the Deposit Accounts Payment Study and retail banking client delivery groups. Prior to joining Argus David held senior executive roles at SunTrust (Head of Consumer and Wealth Deposit Products), JPM Chase (Head of Small Business Deposit and Credit Products, Pricing and Analytics), MBNA/Bank of America (CMO of Small Business Lending), and consulting positions at Mercer Management Consulting, Mitchell Madison Group, and AlixPartners. David received an MS/MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a BA from Harvard University in Computer Science and Economics.

Nasim is a Senior Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer for the firm. She has almost 10 years of experience in the credit card and consumer financial services industry supporting banks in North America and globally with their credit card portfolio management strategies.  She and her team manage the client relationships and provide benchmarking and analytic services which support strategic decision making, as well as identify relevant products and solutions for a host of business challenges such as acquisitions, existing customer management, customer retention, and risk management.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Physics and Mathematics from Wesleyan University.

Aarthi leads a team of business and data analysts at Argus who are focused on developing marketing effectiveness solutions for our clients through partnerships. At Argus, Aarthi has also led consulting engagements focused on optimizing credit risk and marketing strategies for major credit card issuers in the US and UK.  Prior to her current position, Aarthi was the head of the credit risk analytics team for Barclaycard’s European portfolios focusing on impairment planning and underwriting policy.  Aarthi has a Bachelors in Computer Science from M.S. University of Baroda, India as well as a Masters in Computer Science from Binghamton University, New York and a MBA from Columbia University, New York.

Chip has over 25-years of financial services industry expertise, and joined Argus in 2013 to lead Argus’ Risk and Regulatory Services.  He has extensive experience with all aspects of financial P&L and risk management delivering best-in-industry results.  Prior to joining Argus, he held executive-level roles at MBNA and Bank of America in the US and CA as COO of MBNA marketing systems, and was the founder and director of a nationally chartered de novo Herald Bank (NYSE: HNB) serving on the boards ALCO and Personnel Committees.   Chip has a BAAS in Biological Sciences and Chemistry from the University of Delaware.