Misys plc (FTSE: MSY.L), the global application software and services company, today announces the appointment of Bill Pollie as Managing Director of its Solutions for Treasury & Capital Markets business in the Americas.
"This appointment comes at a time when we are experiencing growing demand across our treasury and capital markets business, which continues to be a key contributor to Misys' overall growth strategy," comments Edward Ho, EVP of Misys, Solutions for Treasury & Capital Markets. "With our strategic focus on offering solutions to financial institutions across the sell side and buy side, Bill is the right person to lead our treasury and capital markets business into its next phase of growth in the Americas. He has a proven track record of building relationships with key financial institutions and we are delighted to welcome him to the senior management team."
Pollie, 50, has more than 25 years of management experience in the enterprise software market and brings extensive experience in enterprise account management and partner program development to his role at Misys. He joins Misys from Neocase Software, a leading company in the collaborative customer service software solutions market, where he was President of North American operations.
Bill Pollie comments, "I look forward to working closely with our customers and new markets in the months ahead. It is key for Misys to better understand their needs and to deliver services and solutions that provide strategic benefits and a competitive advantage."
Previously, Mr. Pollie was Vice President of Microsoft Business Solutions leading the division's U.S. field and channel sales organization and prior to that, in a General Manager role at the company focused on the growth of their enterprise sector. Before joining Microsoft, Bill was vice president of field operations at SAP America Inc. During his nine-year tenure at SAP, Bill also held a number of product and sales management roles. Earlier in his career, he held key management positions at Integral Systems, Automatic Data Processing and Information Science.