Linedata Services Announces Senior Appointments

London, 27 June 2005 - Linedata Services, a leading provider of software and services to the global financial services marketplace, has made a number of strategic additions to its Asset Management team of experienced, securities industry professionals.

Simon Harwood joins the company in the role of European Product Manager for LongView Trading and Linedata Compliance. He has worked in the financial services industry for 14 years, including roles at NatWest Bank, Misys and, most recently, Eagle Investment Systems.

Andrew MacDonald joins Linedata Services as the LongView Operations Manager in the UK. Andrew has worked for software vendors within the city for the last 15 years and brings a wealth of front office experience from previous roles with FMC and DSTi.

Simon Bennett joins with commercial responsibility for Linedata Services’ activities in Ireland, Scotland and Northern England. Simon brings more than 15 years experience in the financial services industry, primarily in operational and sales roles, most recently at GL TRADE and Misys.

Steve Lethaby joins the UK sales team, bringing over 10 years of experience within the industry, and is responsible for new business sales of Icon, Linedata Services’ leading back office solution. Steve was previously at SunGard Data Management Solutions, and has also held positions at Reuters and Bureau Van Dijk, the financial data company.

Paul Roberts, Chief Operating Officer for Linedata Services (UK) Ltd, commented, "I am delighted to welcome these new members to our team. The excellent quality of these new appointments reflects Linedata Services’ commitment to its leading position in the financial software marketplace. Each person brings a huge amount of experience and expertise to the company and I am confident that they will be a key part of our strategic growth."

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