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DST International boosts Australian sales team

  • 06 September, 2005 14:18

<p>DST International boosts Australian sales team
New internal and external appointments to manage key solutions</p>
<p>Sydney, 6 September 2005 - The leader in business solutions for the investment management industry, DST International has bolstered is sales force with an internal promotion and two new appointments that will allow it to more fully leverage growth opportunities from its expanded solutions portfolio.</p>
<p>“The additions to our sales force are key appointments that will add a great depth of experience and understanding of industry and customer requirements. The decision to expand our sales presence resulted from recent record levels of new business revenue and existing clients committing to many of our newer products.” outlined Ian Mathieson, CEO of DST International Australia and New Zealand.</p>
<p>The expanded sales team will focus on six key investment management solutions including Decision Support and Order Management, Investment Data Management, Investment Accounting, WRAP solutions, Wealth Management and Risk and Performance. The sales team will report directly to Nick Frolich, Director of Sales.</p>
<p>Account Executive Brian Cahalane, who joined the organisation in 2004, has been promoted internally and given added responsibility for also managing DSTi’s regional Business Processes Management (BPM) opportunities following recent successes in NSW, Victoria and Tasmania.</p>
<p>In other appointment news, joining DSTi are Sales Executive, Brad Rosenthal and Business Development Executive, Adam Ratner.</p>
<p>Mr Rosenthal has responsibility for DSTi’s investment management platforms for fund accounting, risk and performance. He brings to the role a comprehensive understanding of competitive market software solutions and the needs of Australian investment organisations, gained through an industry background that includes developing new business opportunities for the investment management, wealth management, banking and stock broking sectors for FMC Software.</p>
<p>Mr Ratner comes from his role as Business Development Manager at van Eyk Research. His background also includes business development and relationship management roles with Zurich Financial Services, Charles Schwab and Citibank.</p>
<p>The strengthening of its Australian and regional operations reflects DSTi’s growth globally, with the company also enhancing its sales forces in North America and Europe this year.</p>
<p>Key international appointments announced for the northern hemisphere included European Sales Director Hugh Evans, and Director of Sales in North America Alex Britnell, who focuses on global enterprise sales.</p>
<p>About DST International (DSTi)
With 18 offices and over 1300 professionals to support its growing client base, DST International provides a unique and comprehensive range of investment management and business process management software solutions and related services to 600 clients in 55 countries.
About DST Systems, Inc.
Our parent company, DST Systems, provides sophisticated information processing and computer software services and products that help clients improve productivity, increase efficiencies, and provide higher levels of customer service. DST is organised domestically and internationally into three operating segments: Financial Services, Customer Management, and Output Solutions. DST operates one of the most advanced data centres in the world, which provides information-processing services to support the products within each operating segment. These products are further enhanced through the integration of DST's advanced technology and e-commerce solutions.</p>
<p>For more information please visit www.dstinternational or contact:</p>
<p>Cathryn van der Walt
12 Worlds Pty Limited
Tel: +61 (0) 402 327 633

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