Laura Ryan Appointed Head of Sales For Region
HONG KONG, Sept. 20, 2017 – Eze Software, a global leading provider of investment technology, has appointed Laura Ryan as Head of Sales for Asia-Pacific as the company continues to expand across the region. Previously, Ryan oversaw sales in Southeast Asia and Australia, and will take over Hong Kong sales to best position Eze Software to respond to client demand. Eze Software now counts eight of the 10 largest hedge fund managers in the region among its clients.
“Since the beginning of 2016, Eze Software has seen strong growth in APAC,” said R.G. Manalac, Managing Director, Asia Pacific. “As the region continues to develop, there is a pressing need among Asia and Australasia asset managers for a streamlined, integrated solution for managing investment workflows. I’m thrilled to have Laura leading the unified effort to fuel our rapid growth in the region.”
Ryan spent more than five years at Eze Software, rising through the ranks from salesperson to leading Southeast Asia sales. Since the beginning of 2016, Eze Software has signed on 38 clients in APAC, ranging from start-up managers with less than USD50 million in AUM to multi-billion dollar institutional asset managers. It was also named “Best Technology Provider – Innovation” in the 2016 HFM Asia Hedge Fund Services Awards.
In addition to sales growth, Eze Software has been adding client service support. In addition to investing in offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Australia, Eze Software is building out a center in Hyderabad, India to complement our global R&D and services teams. Since the opening of the center in 2016, the teams in Asia Pacific have grown to over 200 from 45 at the beginning of 2016, and expansion continues.
Since the beginning of 2016, Eze Software added 416 new clients across all major market regions. Additionally, 60 more clients extended their use of Eze Investment Suite with one or more applications, a 75% uptick from 2015. More than 200 significant enhancements were made to the product suite on the heels of continued R&D investment.
About Eze Software
Eze Software is a global leading provider of investment management software solutions designed to optimize operational and investment alpha throughout the entire investment process. Eze Software provides the platform for growth for the entire investment management community, maximizing efficiencies across order management, trade execution & analytics, portfolio analytics & modeling, compliance & regulatory reporting, commission management, and portfolio & investor accounting. For more than 20 years Boston-based Eze Software has been driving innovation in financial technology. Today, Eze Software partners with more than 2,500 buy- and sell-side institutions in 45 countries from their 15 offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.ezesoft.com.