DST International Expands Its European Sales Force

London – DST International (DSTi) – the leader in business solutions for the investment management industry today announced that it has expanded its European sales team.

Kim Holloway, DSTi’s global sales director, said, “As DSTi continues to grow and increases its market share, all departments are growing proportionately and that includes sales obviously. As we have experienced increased volumes across the whole asset management group, we have found specific areas for emphasis, including private wealth and risk management.”

“Specifically with the increasing burden of absolute investment performance in our client base, we are aiming to assist our market by delivering fully integrated services to help maximise this investment process whilst ensuring full risk and compliance awareness throughout the organisation. We plan to ensure our risk management solution is maximised throughout the entire investment process. This requires a great deal of work and we are increasing our highly skilled staff to ensure this happens. We are pleased to grow our European group by adding these specialists to our team.”

In the sales department, DSTi have added the following people:
Carl Lauer joins DSTi as European sales executive. Mr Lauer comes from COR Risk Services where he was their business development manager.

Tim McGowan joins DSTi as HiPortfolio sales executive. Mr McGowan comes to DSTi from Thompson Financial where he was enterprise sales manager for Scotland and Ireland.

Katherine Darbyshire joins DSTi as HiBPM account manager from Financial Objects, where she was an account manager. Ms Darbyshire will look after existing HiBPM accounts.

DSTi is also expanding its sales support team.

Sharon Stroud joins from National Farmer’s Union (NFU) Mutual, where she was their Fixed Interest Fund Manager.

James Meadows joins DSTi from Misys where he supported front office systems, specialising in private wealth. Mr Meadows will support HiInvest, DSTi’s front and middle office suite.

Paul Lawrence joins from COR Risk Services where he was a pre sales consultant. He will support HiRisk, DSTi’s risk management solution.