DSTi makes Performance Solution hires in Asia and Europe

Source: DST International

DST International (DSTi), a leader in business solutions for the investment management industry, has today announced two new appointments to spearhead the delivery of its Performance Solution across Asia and Europe.

Peter Kassar is appointed Performance Solutions Manager, EMEA. Mr Kassar has over 15 years' industry experience and joins from SS&C Technologies where he was responsible for the implementation of global performance solutions. Mr Kassar, who is fluent in Arabic, will be responsible for strengthening the company's relationships with its clients in Europe and the Middle East and will provide subject matter expertise for performance measurement, risk and attribution.

Rhodri Roberts is appointed Performance Solutions Manager, Asia. Mr Roberts has worked in the fund management industry for over 8 years in the UK, Singapore and Australia, specialising in performance analysis and related project work. In addition to providing subject matter expertise in Asia, he will work with, and provide support for, DSTi Performance clients across the region.

Both Mr Kassar and Mr Roberts will report to Des Gallacher, Global Head of Performance Solutions at DSTi. Commenting on the new appointments, Mr Gallacher said, "This move reinforces DSTi's commitment to invest in a strong management team with broad business experience and specialist industry expertise. The rapid growth of our business has created the need to meet our clients' requirements through the provision of regional, on-the-ground support. We are delighted to welcome on board Peter and Rhodri, who have an admirable track record in performance solutions and will be instrumental in helping to ensure that our clients receive the highest standard of service."

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