The moves are consistent with Milestone Groupâs steady increase in international presence including European locations. This growth reflects increased client activity and use of their pControl business application platform and the related need for increased product depth and client support in the local region.
Paul Roberts brings 10 years experience in senior roles in investment markets and investment technology throughout Europe. Paul's most recent role was Managing Director, UK and Ireland with IGEFI Group. Prior to IGEFI, Paul was Chief Operating Officer at Linedataâs European Asset Management business, focusing on front and back office solutions to fund managers, administrators, brokers and private wealth companies.
Milestone Group, Chief Executive Geoff Hodge said, "Paulâs appointment further strengthens Milestone Groupâs client relationship and senior management expertise in response to the rapidly growing demand for our software solutions and services in Europe. Paulâs experience and domain knowledge will be of immediate benefit to our current and future European-based clientsâ
Phil Davies is a co-founder of Milestone Group and has global responsibility for the development and direction of Milestone Groupâs pControl and pQuant solutions.
âAs we extend pControlâs capabilities to deal with local requirements including additional languages and jurisdictions, it was a natural move to be geographically closer to these markets.â said Phil âI am looking forward to joining Paul Roberts and the growing team in our London offices.â
Geoff Hodge added, âIt is clear that there is an increase in the need for our clients to leverage quality solutions across their operations
in support of global operating models to achieve the next available level of efficiency and control and consistency of client service.â
This announcement closely follows the appointment of Terence Faherty as the Managing Director or North America which extends Milestone Groupâs capability to fully service global clients across all timezones.
Milestone Group solutions deliver dramatic improvements in efficiency and control in the automation of fund processing in eight countries across Europe, North America, South Africa and Australasia.