Odyssey Financial Technologies appoints Greg Conley as CEO

Lausanne - 19 November 2009

Odyssey Financial Technologies, a global provider of front- and middle-office software for the Private Banking, Private Wealth Management and Asset Management industries, is pleased to announce the appointment of Greg Conley as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company. Antoine Duchateau, who combined the roles of Chairman and CEO for several years, is continuing in his role of Chairman of the company and will work hand in hand with Greg to lead Odyssey into the next phase of its promising development.

As CEO, Greg Conley will be responsible for the strategic and operational activities of the company, and for ensuring high levels of client satisfaction. Based in Odyssey’s head office in Lausanne, Switzerland, he will chair the Management Committee and will join the Odyssey Group Board.

Greg Conley has extensive experience at high-profile services and solutions organizations such as IBM, Galileo, Verio and Tanning, where he served some of the world’s largest companies and leading brands. He holds a Juris Doctor degree from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University.

Greg was most recently President and Chief Executive Officer of Verio, one of the largest domain-based web hosting providers. Prior to this, he was President and CEO of Tanning Technology Corporation, a global systems integrator and IT solutions provider. Before Tanning, Greg served as Global General Manager of e-Markets at IBM, with worldwide responsibility for all IBM activities in the highly visible business-to-business e-Business sector. Greg was also a member of IBM’s senior Leadership Group. Previously, he served as Global General Manager of IBM’s Travel and Transportation Industry business, and worked at Galileo International, reaching the position of President and CEO.

Antoine Duchateau, founder and Chairman of Odyssey Financial Technologies explains, "The Private Wealth and Institutional Management industries are experiencing important challenges and opportunities. Greg Conley and I, as a team, are committed to providing Odyssey with the means and drive to work with our customers, employees and partners to realize the fantastic opportunities the wealth and asset management sectors can offer. We believe Odyssey with its rich and diversified portfolio of solutions is tremendously well placed to take a leading role in this renascent market.

“Greg’s tremendous track record of building and growing large scale global operations and his expertise in IT services and outsourcing uniquely qualify him to lead Odyssey in this next phase of growth.”

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