London – DST International (DSTi) – the leader in business solutions for the investment management industry today announced that it has expanded its North American sales team.
Mike Winn, DSTi’s CEO, said, “Compared to our market leading position in most of the major financial centers of the world, DSTi has been relatively low key in North America. That’s now changing very quickly as we hire the very best sales people in both the US and Canada to join our growing business. This is matched by an increase in professional services staff in anticipation for our planned growth.
"We are delighted to now have Pam Pecs Cytron on our senior management team. She has vast experience within the financial services industry and has successfully taken companies from their infancy and grown them significantly. Her skills coupled with her experience in the marketplace makes it easy for her to track the market and develop aggressive sales strategies that focus on both market demands and our key strengths," he continued.
Pam Pecs Cytron, DSTi’s executive vice president, North America, "I am pleased to be joining a company with the leading technology and innovation for front, middle and back office. DSTi’s reputation for superior people and commitment to client satisfaction is outstanding. Our R&D spend is much higher then any company I know, insuring that our products will continue to lead the industry."
Ms Cytron joins DSTi as executive vice president, North America. She comes from SunGard’s Front Capital Systems as managing director of the Americas. Prior to SunGard, Ms Cytron was senior vice president, sales and general manager, North America for Netik.com where she was responsible for all of Netik.com’s activities in the North American region.
The following people have also joined in addition to Ms Cytron David Reid joins DSTi as vice president, business development. Mr Reid comes from Mellon Global Securities Services where he was vice president and product manager. Prior to Mellon, he was Senior Vice President of Eagle Investment Systems Corporation.
Marshall Saffer joins DSTi as vice president, sales. Mr Saffer comes from Financial Models Company where he was Vice President of North American sales.
Don Hadden joins DSTi as Canadian sales executive. Mr Hadden comes from Netik where he managed their Canadian sales.
Kimberly Gonzalez joins DSTi as director of client relations. Ms Gonzalez comes from SunGard Portfolio Solutions, where she was their Client Services