OM Technology expands JHC Securities presence to drive sales of Back Office for Hire in the UK market

Following its recent acquisition of JHC Securities, OM Technology is expanding its dedicated sales operation with two new appointments. As a leading provider of outsourcing, clearing and Back office for Hire solutions to stockbrokers and asset managers, the purchase of JHC Securities fulfils OM Technology’s strategic goal to extend its Back Office for Hire capabilities to the UK market. The increase in staff reflects the company’s objective to grow its transaction based revenue.

Jeff Harvey-Wells joins as Senior Sales Executive. He brings specialist experience in selling complex and high value solutions and services to financial institutions. Prior to OM Technology, Jeff worked for securities industry software specialist, Peter Evans, and before that for outsourcing solutions and services provider, ADP Wilco, where he gained practice in selling the Gloss and Tarot solutions, plus bureau and facilities managed services.

Amir Hakim joins as Senior Pre-Sales Consultant. Well known in the industry, he has considerable front and back office sales experience working for companies supplying solutions and services to brokers and asset managers. Prior to OM Technology, Amir was at Financial Models Corporation (FMC), a provider of software and services to the investment management community, and before that at Misys, a leading supplier of IT solutions for banking and securities firms.

“I’m very pleased to welcome Jeff and Amir to OM Technology,” said Curt Brill, Global Head of Markets, Banks and Brokers, OM Technology. “Their addition to the JHC Securities sales team is demonstration of our aim to grow OM Technology’s transaction processing and outsourcing business in the UK. Indeed, further appointments are planned in the coming months.”

JHC Securities is an attractive option for securities firms looking to increase profitability by improving their operational efficiency. The company offers a combination of flexible outsourcing services and true straight through processing (STP) delivery to help clients achieve this goal. Around the globe, more than 50 of the industry’s top securities market participants rely on OM Technology for outsourced solutions.

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