SunGard, one of the world's leading software and technology services companies, announced today that its Board of Directors has approved the appointment of Harold Finders as chief executive officer of SunGard Financial Systems, SunGard's largest business.
Mr. Finders was appointed chief executive officer of SunGard Financial Systems in late-November 2010 and was division chief executive officer since April 2007.
Mr. Finders joined SunGard in 1996 with the acquisition of NCS Financial Systems and has held various senior management positions throughout the company.
Previously, he held senior positions at Digital Equipment Corporation and led the divestment of its private banking software business, subsequently taking the role of managing director and then selling the business to NCS in 1994. Mr. Finders holds an MBA-equivalent from the University of Lausanne.
Cristóbal Conde, SunGard's president and chief executive officer, said, "Harold has a very strong track record of creating value, accelerating growth and driving change through highly collaborative global teams. We are confident in Harold's leadership of SunGard Financial Systems as it continues to align with the megatrends and customer strategies that will determine the future of the finance industry."