Boston, 12 May 2009 - DST International (DSTi), a leading provider of business solutions and services to the financial services sector, has announced the appointment of Edward Fleck to lead its relationship management activities for North American clients.
Mr. Fleck is a seasoned information technology executive with over 22 years of experience in information technology management, business process improvement, and new product development within many segments of the financial services industry. Prior to joining DSTi, Mr. Fleck was a Solution Partner in the Financial Services practice of EMC Consulting, providing strategy, process and technology consulting services. Previously, Mr. Fleck was a Vice President at Fidelity Investments, and a Senior Executive in the Asset and Wealth Management Practice at Accenture. Working with a wide variety of technologies, clients and industries, Mr. Fleck's areas of expertise include technology strategy and planning, large-scale application development, program and project management and business process improvement. He is a member of the National Investment Company Service Association's (NICSA) Technology Committee and an occasional speaker at industry seminars and conferences.
Speaking about his appointment, Mr. Fleck commented, "I am excited by the opportunity to work with the many world-class investment management organizations that leverage DSTi's market-leading middle office solutions."
Walt Laliberte, Managing Director for DSTi North America, said, "I have known Ed for a number of years, and I believe that his addition will be key to the continued development of the type of long-term client relationships that are vital to the growth of our organization. DSTi has always felt that our relationship with our clients should be based on collaboration rather than the traditional vendor / customer engagement."