DST Global Solutions, a market-leading provider of software technology and services to the investment management industry, today announced the appointment of Fran Thompson, as Head of Client Relationships and New Business for Asia.
In her new role, Fran will be responsible for the account management of key clients as well as managing the Sales and Relationship Management Team in Asia, with a focus on developing the relationships DST Global Solutions has with its clients.
On her appointment Fran commented: "DST Global Solutions is recognised as one of the key investment management technology suppliers within the Asian region and has an excellent and growing client base. DST Global Solutions has generated a great deal of interest in their Anova solution which is specifically designed to meet the investment data management challenges within investment and wealth management organisations. I look forward to working with existing and new clients to understand the challenges they are facing in the current challenging business environment."
Fran brings with her over 20 years' experience in the Financial Services industry having held a number of senior roles including most recently Regional Account Director at SunGard Global Trading and Deputy Managing Director, Asia Pacific at FTSE.
Fran will be based at the company's Asian headquarters in Hong Kong and will report to Philip Hogan, Managing Director Asia Pacific for DST Global Solutions.
Commenting on Fran's appointment, Philip Hogan, said: "Asia is an important and growing market for us and home to a number of our key clients. With Fran's excellent track record in client relations and her knowledge and experience within the investment management sector, I am confident that she will make a significant contribution to our business in meeting our clients' needs and maintaining our market leading position within the region."