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RapidRatings Names Sefton Cohen as Chief Revenue Officer

May 8, 2019

Firm adds seasoned leader to executive team amid expansive product innovations


New York – May 07, 2019 – RapidRatings, the leader in financial health analytics, announced today that Sefton Cohen has joined as Chief Revenue Officer. Cohen will lead the firm’s sales, marketing, business development and account management teams to drive revenue streams and identify new growth opportunities.

With more than 17 years of sales leadership, Cohen brings extensive experience in setting strategy and building, scaling and optimizing cross-functional teams at SaaS companies to deliver triple digit revenue growth.

“Sefton has a proven track record of enhancing businesses to reach their full potential by bringing innovation to bear in the marketplace,” said James H. Gellert, Chairman & CEO of RapidRatings. “I’m confident that Sefton’s deep expertise and leadership abilities will propel forward our firm’s commitment to help clients navigate the risks and challenges of an increasingly complex and uncertain business landscape.”

Cohen also joins the firm during great product growth and innovation to the RapidRatings’ Financial Health System. Earlier this month, RapidRatings launched its latest product offering HealthMark™, which delivers instant access to financial viability risk analysis for global private companies.

“Along with its unique and transformational product offerings, RapidRatings’ culture embodies the excitement born from the sort of disruptive opportunity that has defined my career,” said Cohen. “Many leading Fortune 1000 companies already trust the Financial Health System to improve their business decisions, and I’m thrilled to be part of RapidRatings’ next chapter in reimagining enterprise and financial risk management.”

Cohen most recently served as VP of Global Strategic Solution Sales at Medidata Solutions, an industry leading company that creates cloud-based solutions for clinical research. His previous experience also includes leadership roles at various enterprise software and SaaS companies, including Qubit, Qumas, OpenPages, and Vignette. Cohen earned a B.A. from Franklin & Marshall College and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.


About RapidRatings

RapidRatings® is transforming the way the world’s leading companies manage enterprise and financial risk. RapidRatings provides the most sophisticated analysis of the financial health of public and private companies in the world. The company’s analytics system provides predictive insights into third-party partners, suppliers, vendors, customers and securities issuers. Every business conversation becomes more productive, transparent and efficient with the RapidRatings’ Financial Health System. For more information, visit



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