Equipos Appoints Industry Market Development Manager from Microsoft to Lead Coric Partner Programme in EMEA

London and Boston, MA - 3 July 2012

Equipos, the leading global provider of client communications and reporting solutions for buy-side investment firms, has announced the appointment of Richard Edwards as Partner Manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Richard joins Equipos from Microsoft, where he led industry market development for the financial services sector. Previously he has worked at Oracle, Computer Associates and Talisma CRM. Richard brings more than 15 years software industry experience, with a focus on developing innovative technology solutions that address business focussed issues. He is also vastly experienced in channel development across a broad range of partner types.

Andrew Sutcliffe, VP Global Business Development at Equipos comments: “Richard brings immense experience and value to the Equipos Partner Network. His in-depth understanding of partner relations will enable him to recruit, onboard and support best-in-class technology and delivery partners with creative and effective partner initiatives.”

Speaking of his appointment, Richard Edwards comments: “When Equipos achieved Microsoft Gold Partner status last year I was very impressed by the capabilities and quality of the Coric Client Communications Suite, and the visionary approach of the Equipos management team. The potential to extend Coric globally into new market sectors is huge, and in joining Equipos I am excited by the opportunity to play a key role in the company’s rapid evolution.”

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