SmartStream Technologies, the financial Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM®) specialist, today announced the appointment of Daniel Pedersen to head sales and business development in Europe.
Daniel has over 20 years experience in financial services, including major banks, as well as technology companies.
Prior to joining SmartStream, Daniel worked at RiskMetrics for four years, where he held a number of sales and sales management roles, and subsequently at MSCI following its acquisition in 2010. Previous to this, Daniel was at BNP Paribas where he worked in structured equity derivatives, based inLondon. Earlier he was with Deutsche Bank where he worked in Sales and Structuring for Global Markets and Strategic Equity Transactions covering both Scandinavia and Germany. Daniel completed a bilingual MBA in Paris, including study at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
Daniel will be reporting to the CEO of SmartStream Philippe Chambadal, who stated: “We are very proud to have Daniel on board, with his multilingual skills and extensive experience with European banks he will play a key role in our strategic European initiatives. Our goal is always to hire people who will benefit our clients and their needs and we feel Daniel is a perfect fit.”
Pederson commented: “It was a strategic move for me to join SmartStream, I have been following SmartStream’s success and growth in Europe for many years and I have been very impressed by their approach to working with clients and the trusted partner relationship they foster. It’s not all about selling, for SmartStream it’s about building trust with the clients and working in partnership to achieve their needs. I am confident that I can make a significant contribution to their success and I look forward to the technological advances and client relationships the future holds”.