FNX appoints Naoyoshi Shitara director of sales, Japan


FNX Limited (FNX), a leader in the delivery of technology solutions to the global financial markets, announced today the appointment of Mr. Naoyoshi Shitara as the new director of sales for Japan.

Mr. Shitara brings over 15 years of technology solution sales experience to FNX and will be focusing his efforts on developing new business in Japan and further strengthening FNX's leading position in the region.

Before Joining FNX, Mr. Shitara was director of sales for Financial Services in Sybase Japan, where he made a significant contribution to the expansion of the Sybase installed base. He was also responsible for establishing strategic alliances aimed at increasing the company's presence in Japan.

Prior to Sybase, Mr. Shitara worked for Datastream Japan, CATS Inc, BMC Software and IQ Financial Systems. He held various sales positions in those organizations, and helped those companies to achieve their sales targets. He has a solid track record as a successful sales manager. Mr. Shitara holds a degree in Economics from Aoyama Gakuin University.

Mr Shitara says, "I am excited about joining the FNX team and look forward to making strategic sales contributions for FNX's solutions - Sierra, Sierra Treasury and Sierra ASP - in Japan. I have been following FNX's success and growth in the region and I am impressed with FNX's product positioning in Japan and the way that the company has evolved since it opened its Tokyo office ten years ago. I am thrilled about representing FNX and I am confident that the years to come will be of great success for us in Japan."

Conor Doyle, senior managing director of FNX's Tokyo office comments: "I am delighted to welcome Mr. Shitara to our team. Mr. Shitara has an impressive sales record in the region; he is a very knowledgeable, energetic and well-respected individual who we are confident will contribute to the further expansion of FNX businesses in the region."

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