Sloggett will be responsible for defining and executing the sales strategy for Financial Objects' Energy division. His experience in managing direct sales teams and partner programs in Europe and Asia will also be particularly beneficial to Financial Objects, which is growing in both of these regions.
"It is a very exciting time to be joining Financial Objects, which has established itself as a leader in energy credit risk," said Ian Sloggett, sales director - EMEA of the Energy division at Financial Objects. "Not only does Financial Objects count the leading energy trading firms among its client base, but the energycredit offering provides a strong solution to a clear market need."
Prior to joining Financial Objects, Sloggett was vice president of sales EMEA at SunGard Energy for four years. He was responsible for managing the partner and distribution program, as well as providing market intelligence into product strategy. Additionally, Sloggett defined and executed the direct sales strategy and joint initiatives with partners.
Previously Sloggett worked at SunGard STEP as director of strategic sales. He originally joined SunGard in 1998 as regional sales manager for SunGard ePI. This role was based in Singapore and covered all of Asia Pacific.
Before joining SunGard, Sloggett worked as a business manager for Thomson Financial Services in Asia. While in this role he formulated and implemented the company's Asian marketing plan. He was also responsible for operational procedures as well as staff recruitment and training.
Sloggett also worked at Thomson Financial Services in London in a senior sales role. Further responsibilities included sales generation and account management.
Roland Jones, managing director of the Energy division at Financial Objects, commented: "Ian's experience in the energy markets will be particularly valuable for us, as will his abilities to successfully lead and develop a sales team. We look forward to the contribution he will make to Financial Objects and welcome him aboard."