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DST International Expands Its Asian Team

  • 29 September, 2004 11:48

<p>Sydney 29 September 2004 – DST International (DSTi) – the leader in business solutions for the investment management industry today announced that it has expanded its Asian team.</p>
<p>Rhonda Lepsch, DSTi’s Asian CEO, said, “This is an exciting time for DSTi in Asia. We are experiencing significant growth in both our client base and staff. The quality of our products and the successes we have enjoyed over the years have made DSTi an attractive place to work and are delighted with the high calibre of professionals we now have on our staff . We now have extensive coverage in the Asia region with offices in Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Hong Kong and Shanghai.</p>
<p>“As evidenced in our latest hiring of Ian Baldwyn and Fran Thompson, DSTi is able to attract the very best in the market. It’s because we have the very best of the best, that we are able to maintain our position as the leading provider of solutions for the investment management industry.”</p>
<p>Ian Baldwyn joins DSTi as general manager for South Asia. Though based in Singapore, his responsibilities will also include Malaysia, Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka and Brunei. He comes from Bloomberg, where he was the regional sales manager based in Singapore. Before that Mr Baldwyn was the project director for Odyssey Asset Management Systems.</p>
<p>Fran Thompson joins DSTi as business development manager for Asia. Ms Thompson comes from Thomson Asia, where she was the product director for the Investment Management group. Prior to that she was the general manager of Thomson Financial First Call Asia and before that she was the regional sales manager for First Call.</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 work management software solutions and related services to over 600 clients in 55 countries.</p>
<p>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 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>For DST International:</p>
<p>Cathryn van der Walt</p>
<p>12 Worlds Pty Limited</p>
<p>Tel: +612 9501 1931</p>

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