Mr. Staines is currently an ADP Brokerage Service Group Global Managing Director responsible for strategic accounts. Mr. Staines will not be representing ADP on the Xtiva Board. Prior to this recent appointment, Roy was President of ADP-Wilco, an international subsidiary of ADP, specializing in global securities processing solutions and outsourcing services for many of the worldâs leading investment firms, with regional offices in all major financial centers worldwide.
Roy began his business career as a computer programmer at Shell Petroleum Company in London. During the 1970âs, Roy worked as the European Head of Systems and Programming for major Dutch fashion house C&A Brennikmeyer supporting major offices in Amsterdam and Dusseldorf. He was also a lecturer in computer technology at the Fitch Institute of Data Processing. In 1982, Roy co-founded Essex Computer Systems that in 1984 merged with Wilco International. Roy then became a partner and Head of Sales and Marketing for Wilco and subsequently in May 1987, he established Wilcoâs regional office for the Americas in New York.
"We are extremely lucky to have someone with Royâs experience and knowledge of the domestic and international markets assisting us," said William Lieberman, Co-Chief Executive Officer of Xtiva. "We hope to begin penetrating the European and Asian markets with our products beginning in 2003. Royâs presence will be essential to the success of that new push. In addition, throughout his career, Roy has built many relationships that we can leverage to further our reach in the brokerage industry here in the U.S."