Edgar Online announced today that Diana Bourke will be joining the company. Bourke will assume the title of chief operations officer and will join the company full time on 5 April 2010.
Prior to joining Edgar Online, Bourke was most recently president and chief executive officer of Inveshare, formerly known as Swingvote. Inveshare delivers shareholder communication and voting technology solutions to brokers and clearing firms for their retail investors.
Bourke’s financial and compliance background includes several executive positions with Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), a provider of corporate governance and proxy voting solutions and a subsidiary of RiskMetrics Group. Before joining RMG/ISS in 2004, Bourke had over 25 years business experience with a focus on technology and operations in a variety of industries. She was CIO and senior vice president of operations for CIGNA Health Services, president and COO of SCP Communications, a medical communications company and senior vice president of Systems and Operations for ACNielsen. She also held various roles including CEO of NCH Promotional Services (a division of Dun & Bradstreet), vice president of Application Development and Technology Infrastructure at Heller Financial, and served in a variety of technology roles early in her career with International Harvester. Bourke’s career has been focused on driving quality and efficiency through the combination of process improvement and technology enablement.
Edgar Online president and CEO Philip Moyer said, “We are delighted to have Diana as our Chief Operations Officer. Diana will be an officer of the company and take on a pivotal role for Edgar Online as we expand and extend our XBRL offerings. We are seeing great demand for our XBRL products and services. Diana brings the financial, compliance, technical and strategic experience that we were looking for on our senior management team to help us scale our business to take advantage of the growth opportunities we see. She is joining Edgar Online at an exciting and demanding time in the growth of the company and I have every confidence that her skills will accelerate our progress and add enormous value to our senior management team”.