SunGard today announced that Gareth Quinn has joined SunGard's Enterprise Solutions group as managing director of alternative investments.
As one of the major providers of technology for the alternatives industry, SunGard's appointment of Mr. Quinn signals its continued commitment to providing consolidated solutions for the sector. Based in London, Mr. Quinn will focus on helping customers best leverage SunGard's broad solution suite for alternative investments.
Mr. Quinn has over 15 years experience in international institutional financial services, with assignments ranging from Hong Kong to New York and London. He also has proven experience within the prime brokerage/electronic trading arena. Prior to joining SunGard, Mr. Quinn was chief executive officer of Trade Stream Global. Before this he held various roles at Deutsche Bank, Lehman Brothers and Morgan Stanley.
Mr. Quinn said, "I am very pleased to have joined SunGard in such an interesting and challenging role. It is a company with the breadth and power to offer global solutions, coupled with an agility to adapt to the changing needs of such a fast-moving industry. Alternative investments is the fastest growing global asset class today, as the sector matures and with the growing range and complexity of instruments traded, the technology supporting this activity becomes critical."
Ron Lang, group chief executive officer of SunGard's Enterprise Solutions group, added, "We are delighted that Gareth has joined us to help deliver SunGard's solutions to the alternative investments sector. Given the breadth of SunGard customers operating in this space and the diversity of products we offer to the sector, Gareth's extensive experience will prove valuable in helping ensure we deliver comprehensive and innovative solutions."