Misys appoints new European Director of Professional Services

12 November 2008

Misys plc (FTSE: MSY.L), the global application software and services company, announces the appointment of Richard Watrasiewicz as its Professional Services Director for Europe. Richard is responsible for running the Professional Services team and projects across the region for both the Banking and Treasury & Capital markets businesses.

Richard Watrasiewicz joins Misys from Capco, where he was instrumental in building its Wealth Management technology practice. Over the last 20 years, Richard has developed his expertise in both consulting and professional services in the Financial Services industry with roles that include running the Global Professional Services business at Odyssey Financial Technologies, Global Operations Director at Vocalis and senior roles at TCA Consulting and EDS.

Stephen Turner, Vice President, Global Professional Services, comments, “Richard brings a vast amount of experience to the team and joins us at an exciting time where we are seeing an increase in demand for our professional services. Last year alone we completed 155 go lives and successful implementations for our customers and we look forward to adding even more value to our European clients going forward under his leadership.”

The Professional Services team at Misys is dedicated to ensuring that its customers maximise the return on the investment they make in solutions from Misys. These services comprise a full range of support for Misys clients, including Implementation and Business Consultancy, Education and Training, Project Management, Technical Consultancy and Custom Development.

Richard Watrasiewicz is delighted to join Misys at such an exciting time: “Misys is in the process of transforming its business and has a number of excellent new products on the horizon. The services business continues to grow and our renewed focus on the customer will enable to deliver successfully.”

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