BI-SAM announces the appointment of Sami Juma as General Manager Americas

New York - 17 October 2012

BI-SAM Technologies, the leading provider of data management, performance, attribution, risk, GIPS® and reporting solutions for the asset management industry, announced today the appointment of Sami Juma as General Manager of its regional operations in the Americas.

Mr. Juma joins the senior management team of BI-SAM to lead the company’s strategic expansion in the Americas, building on its recent client successes in North and South America. Mr. Juma will oversee BI-SAM’s rapidly growing Americas operations. He brings considerable industry expertise establishing value-added partnerships with the asset management community and leadership for developing BI-SAM's local presence.

Mr. Juma has held entrepreneurial roles at leading global financial technology companies over the past twenty years and has a proven track record building organisations and delivering consistent growth. Most recently, Mr. Juma worked at SunGard where he was Global Head of Professional Services for the Asset Management business. He established a leading consulting solutions and professional services organization, enabling asset management and asset servicing firms to achieve their strategic goals. Earlier in his career, Mr Juma worked at Interactive Data Corporation and Thomson Financial.

“BI-SAM’s growing success over the last years has significantly impressed me, and I am pleased to contribute to its future growth. Focusing on client services and satisfaction is critical to consolidate the operations and continue expansion. I am very excited to lead the teams and operations in order to further strengthen our presence in the region”, commented Mr.Juma.

Alexandre Harkous, CEO of BI-SAM commented: “We have very ambitious plans in the Americas to build on our existing record of success with the Super Tier asset managers. The appointment of Sami Juma is a key part of our strategic growth plan to deliver high quality services to our clients and develop our activities in the Americas region. Sami’s experience and market knowledge are a great asset for BI-SAM, and I strongly believe that he will lead our growth in the Americas in the coming years”.

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