Sophis, a leading provider of cross-asset, front-to-back portfolio and risk management solutions, today announced that Edgar Simiu will take on the role of Sales Manager for France, Belgium and The Netherlands. He will also be responsible for targeting new markets in North Africa.
Edgar joined Sophis in 2004 after graduating from ENSAE (National School of Statistics and Economic Administration). During this time he has worked in a variety of roles in the Continental Europe region including VALUE consultant, VALUE project co-ordinator and VALUE Services Manager. He has also acted as account manager for BNP Paribas Asset Management, AXA Investment Management and Jabre Capital, amongst others.
Edgar's key objectives in his new role will be to strengthen Sophis' strong position in his region while exploring new business opportunities across North Africa.
Younes Guemouri - COO Continental Europe, Sophis said: "We are pleased to announce Edgar's promotion into this new role. As well as maintaining a close eye on our customers and prospects in France, Belgium and The Netherlands, Edgar will focus on North Africa as a new market for Sophis. Recent experiences in Morocco for example, have demonstrated the professionalism of its financial institutions and people, and indicates that this market will be an exciting growth area for us in the near future."
Edgar Simiu commented: "I very much welcome the opportunity to take on this new role at Sophis. This is an exciting time in the company's history, as new regions and market sectors are presenting us with new and varied opportunities. We are very well-placed to apply our experience and proven software solutions including RISQUE and VALUE to the challenges that they face."