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alva appoints William Haney to Board Chairman position

London and New York, September 12, 2017 – alva, the leading solution provider for integrated Reputation Intelligence, today announced the appointment of William Haney as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

“We are very pleased to have Bill lead the alva Board of Directors,” said Alberto Lopez-Valenzuela, CEO and Founder, alva. “His contributions in the information analytics and financial technology space will no doubt add even greater value to our customers, while also helping to further accelerate alva’s growth and evolve our position as the leading provider of reputation intelligence.”

As the CEO and director of BISAM, Haney led the rapid expansion into North America, including the acquisition of FinAnalytica, culminating in the successful acquisition by FactSet Research Systems in March 2017. Currently, he is Director of Big Win Philanthropy, a global foundation that invests in children and young people in developing countries. He formerly led several divisions at Thomson Reuters, the global information services company serving asset managers, bankers, and corporations, and was an economic consultant with The Services Group, advising developing countries in Latin America and Africa on export-led growth strategies. William received a BA in Economics from Northwestern University and an MBA in Finance and Public Policy from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

“alva’s unique, premium position in the marketplace backed by high sales growth and an impressive client list makes for an attractive collaboration,” said Haney. “Their unique offering of integrated, actionable reputation intelligence eclipses traditional media monitoring vendors to deliver strategic value across many of the world’s leading companies. With broad stakeholder engagement being a key driver of enterprise value, executives and directors have a lot on the line and need a company like alva to make sense of the noise.”

alva has also recently appointed Anna Whalen CMA, CPA and Erika Alter to the alva Executive Team as CFO and CMO respectively. Learn more about alva’s Leadership Team here.


About alva

Founded in 2010, alva is a leading global solution provider for integrated Reputation Intelligence. We collect, analyze and report on stakeholder sentiment to help the world’s leading companies better manage their stakeholder relationships and link reputation metrics to value creation. The combined insights of alva’s advanced algorithms and experienced team of analysts shed light on the key themes, issues and strategic initiatives that most concern and influence global stakeholders across all industries.

Press Contact: Erika Alter,, +1 718 514 5783

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