Advent Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADVS - News), the leading provider of software and solutions for the investment management industry, today announced the appointment of Chris Flynn as Vice President of Product Management, Trading and Compliance. Flynn's appointment to this newly created position underscores Advent's deep commitment to enhancing and expanding its industry-leading suite of portfolio-management solutions with trading and compliance solutions for investment management firms of every size.
"Chris brings a deep understanding of the trading and compliance requirements that asset management firms face, and with a major release of MoxyÂ® coming to the market shortly and an exciting new compliance product on its way, Advent's suite is entering a new era of applicability for the largest asset management firms," said Pete Hess, EVP and General Manager for Advent's Investment Management Group. "I'm confident that Chris' leadership, combined with the considerable investments we've made to enhance our trading offering, will continue to extend Advent's leadership by making us even more attractive to larger firms that need order management and compliance and want to take advantage of the industry's most powerful integrated suite for investment management."
Flynn joins Advent from LatentZero, a software company providing front-office solutions for buy-side investment managers, where he was North America Product Manager.
Flynn was with Advent for ten years before taking a post at LatentZero, and during his tenure at Advent he held a variety of roles, including product manager for MoxyÂ®, the industry's most widely used order management system (OMS).