DST International appoints AWD Director

25 September 2008

DST International (DSTi) has today announced the appointment of Graham Hutchings as Director of AWD for UK and Europe. This is a new appointment to the AWD management team and heralds a significant commitment to the future growth and development of the AWD solution set. Hutchings will be responsible for AWD solution and strategy development and will focus on delivering business value to clients through the implementation of AWD.

Hutchings joins DSTi from International Financial Data Services (IFDS), a leading global TPA provider. His responsibilities at IFDS included AWD and process management, correspondence and output, management information reporting and the development of a global data warehouse. Prior to IFDS, Hutchings held roles at Lloyds TSB and Legal & General.

Graham Hutchings, AWD Director, UK and Europe, said, “I am very excited to join the AWD team at a pivotal point in its growth. AWD is already a market-leading process management solution, and we have ambitious plans to further develop the solution and deliver increased efficiencies to our clients.”

Hutchings will be based at DSTi headquarters in Surbiton and will report to Juergen Massey, Director of Client Services at DSTi’s parent company, DST Systems, Inc., in Kansas City, Missouri. This reporting line will enable DSTi to contribute to the strategic product roadmap for AWD and will facilitate access to DST Systems expertise as part of the development of the global service model.

Juergen Massey, Director of Client Services at DST Systems, said, “Bringing Mr. Hutchings into the management team provides DSTi with a wealth of real-world AWD background and experience that immediately parallels that of our customer base. Mr. Hutchings is key to our strategy to provide international collaboration into the AWD product and services offering.”

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