Mr. Davis joins from Hewlett Packard and brings extensive experience from a range of technology companies and markets. During his tenure at Hewlett Packard, he headed the global software engineering systems division, ran partner programs with Intel and was director of business development, acquisitions and divestitures. Prior to that, he held executive, sales and technology management roles at Apple, Sun Microsystems, Digital Equipment Corporation and a series of other software and technology companies.
Mr. Davis’ mandate will be to oversee all of Global Markets’ international operations while focusing on customer service and a well-defined product direction. Leveraging the company’s strong international presence, comprising SunGard Trading Systems Global Markets’ regional headquarters in London (Europe) and Singapore (Asia), Mr. Davis plans to maintain SunGard’s client-focused approach. "We will continue to offer solutions that provide compelling strategic value propositions to our customers and strive to provide the highest levels of customer service," commented Mr. Davis.
"Jim's expertise in large organizations and acquisition strategy will play a significant role in our quest to be the leading trade order management system vendor," said Ron Lang, group chief executive officer of SunGard Trading Systems.