18th May 2005 - Misys Retail Banking today announces three senior-level appointments to further strengthen the quality of service enjoyed by its customers.
Richard Haywood has been appointed as Regional Manager for UK, Ireland, Scandinavia and Benelux, leading a team of four. He joins from Temenos where he was Regional Sales Manager for the same regions and before that, the organisation's leading sales person.
Mike Barnard has been appointed as Professional Services Director and is responsible for all consulting and education services worldwide. He joins from PeopleSoft where he spent the past nine years, most recently as Global Services Director EMEA. Prior to that Mike was a consultant at Cap Gemini for six years.
Noel Paton joins from Lynx Financial Systems and is responsible for driving sales amongst top tier UK banks. He has ten years' experience of building lasting relationships with senior banking executives and was the top salesperson at his previous employer for the past five years.
Andrew Derrer, CEO of Misys Retail Banking comments: "We are delighted to welcome three such proven leaders. Mike, Noel and Richard have all cited the power of our strategic vision and our strength as a market leader as the principal reasons for joining. We are excited by the opportunity to bring the benefits of packaged banking software to an industry still dominated by hand crafted, bespoke systems and I am thrilled that these three seasoned industry executives share that passion.
"Bringing the best services and products to our customers demands the most talented people and we will continue to invest in attracting the very best in the business."