pControl success drives Milestone Group's UK expansion

London - 15 February 2007

Milestone Group, provider of the pControl funds processing platform, today announced the appointment of Mark Bellingham as Director – Professional Services to its EMEA operation.

Mark has overall responsibility for implementation and support activities for the company’s flagship pControl business application platform for all UK and European based clients. Mark’s appointment is further evidence of Milestone Group’s commitment to its rapidly growing European operations. One of Mark’s key responsibilities over the next 6 months is to recruit additional UK-based resources to enhance Milestone Group’s support and delivery capability.

Mark joins from Linedata Services where he was Head of Professional Services, responsible for the implementation and support of the complete product range of Linedata’s offerings in the UK, Europe and the East Asia. Prior to Linedata, Mark was Consultancy Services Manager at Thomson Financial. He also gained substantial investment administration and systems experience within the fund management community, working for Scottish Provident and Prolific Asset Management.

Geoff Hodge, Chief Executive of Milestone Group said, “we are extremely pleased to have attracted such a proven and well-respected senior manager who will add substantial value to our activities. pControl is increasingly the platform of choice for global fund processing operations, and we are growing our services and support accordingly. Mark is already active both in building his team, and also in the further integration of our European operations within our overall services and support infrastructure. Our clients will undoubtedly benefit from having access to experienced local professionals who are part of our global network.”

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