Sophis appoints dedicated buy-side Account Manager

2 February 2009

Sophis, a leading provider of cross-asset, front-to-back risk and portfolio management solutions today announces the appointment of Paul Austin as Account Manager for buy-side clients. Based in London, Paul will be responsible for managing client relationships with large asset management firms, reporting to Sebastien Roussotte, COO Sophis UK, Ireland, Nordics and South Africa.

Paul has over 20 years experience in sales and client relationship management. He has spent the majority of his career to date at Misys where he managed accounts on a global basis, won new clients in new markets and headed sales teams. His time at Misys also included responsibility for heading up its Singapore operations and for opening its offices in Milan.

Sebastien Roussotte, COO Sophis UK, Ireland, Nordics and South Africa, said: “We are delighted to welcome someone of Paul’s calibre to our team. Sophis’ buy-side business is growing rapidly and the appointment of a dedicated account manager for our traditional asset management clients will ensure that they continue to receive excellent client service, as we provide them with cross-asset, front-to-back portfolio and risk management technology tailored to their needs.”

Paul Austin added: “I was attracted to Sophis by the quality of its products and the quality of its people. Sophis has a very strong reputation in the market and it offers proven risk and portfolio management tools to the buy-side industry. I look forward to contributing to the business as it continues to grow and provide solutions to an increasing number of large asset management firms.”

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