NEW YORK (May 13, 2003) - - FAME Information Services, Inc., a leading provider of historical and reference data management solutions for the financial, energy and public sector markets, today announced the appointment of Philip Corryn to the position of vice president, North American sales.
Corryn, who has been with FAME for four years, most recently held the position of New York regional sales manager where, said FAME CEO Dale Richards, "He has been a driving force in closing new sales, renegotiating and managing major client contracts, and strategizing product marketing initiatives."
"This significant internal promotion signals a shift in strategy for FAME," Richards continued."Going forward! , we will be leveraging, enhancing and building the North American sales team to aggressively drive new growth with an emphasis oÂn our referencePoint offering." FAMEâs referencePoint is an innovative solution to the problems of loading, processing, staging, cleaning, organizing, aligning, analyzing, managing and deploying reference and historical market data throughout the enterprise.
"Leading FAMEâs North American Sales team at this exciting juncture is a great opportunity," said Philip Corryn. "Our referencePoint suite, which has been very well received, is a unique platform for delivering mission critical decision-support tools to our customers.We are positioned to maximize its extraordinary potential."
Prior to joining FAME, Corryn was a senior account! executive with Instinet, where he sold a high-end equity analysis market data information service to West Coast institutions and brokerage firms.Before that, he was vice president of sales with Capital Management Sciences/Data Broadcasting Corporation.There, he developed the business plan for a new sales organization and assisted in the product development of a new Internet-based quote system.
Corryn has also held sales management positions at Bridge Information Systems, Inc./Knight-Ridder Financial, Inc. and S&P Comstock/McGraw Hill, Inc.He holds a bachelorâs degree from Kenyon College.