QuIC Financial Technologies

QuIC Financial Technologies

May 13, 2009 10:00 ET

QuIC Appoints New Sales Director EMEA

James Hollands to Drive New Sales Growth and Continued Adoption for Risk Management Solutions

VANCOUVER, CANADA--(Marketwire - May 13, 2009) - QuIC Financial Technologies Inc., a leading global solutions provider of risk management, pricing and financial analytics solutions, today announced that James Hollands has joined our management team as Sales Director EMEA. Reporting to Justin Forrest, Executive Vice President of Global Sales, Hollands will leverage his extensive experience in sales strategy and business development to lead QuIC's sales efforts in banking and risk management solutions in EMEA.

"In a time when global banks and financial organisations are facing evolving risk management needs and challenges, James's proven sales leadership and 16 years of strategic sales experience will help to accelerate the adoption of QuIC Solutions into untapped markets," said Forrest. "QuIC's clients are demanding the highest level of risk management and service to succeed in today's competitive environment. James will be instrumental in meeting their needs and QuIC's goals."

Hollands's strategic sales management and business development experience has been focused on Market and Credit Risk Management, Derivatives Trading and Back Office. He has a long-established track-record of success in building new territories and creating long-term, profitable client relationships in the banking and risk management industries.

"As an innovative pioneer in the risk management solutions space, QuIC consistently demonstrates their technical leadership and commitment to build long-term, value-driven relationships around the world-both with new clients and existing clientele," said Hollands. "I am extremely pleased to be joining the QuIC management team, contributing to growing their business operations in EMEA and extending their brand and solutions over the long-term."

James has over 16 years of Capital Markets experience most recently as EMEA Sales Director for SunGard Adaptiv, part of SunGard Capital Markets and Investment Banking. In this role, he led the growth of the company's trading and risk business, implementing focused sales and business development strategies. Prior to SunGard, James held Sales Management Roles at Financial Objects, Application Networks and WhiteLight Systems. James also has over four years experience in Group Risk Management at Royal Bank of Scotland. James holds a BSc (Hons) in Economics, Computing and Statistics from Bath University.

About QuIC Financial Technologies, Inc.

QuIC is a global solutions provider for risk management, pricing and financial analytics. The QuIC Product Suite features an exceptionally fast vector-based calculation and simulation platform for pricing, risk management and financial analytics. Built with fully open technology, the QuIC Product Suite integrates easily with in-house and partner systems and operates in diverse environments, from a single laptop to large distributed grids. QuIC technology is delivered on a shared calculation fabric available to multiple recipients throughout the enterprise, allowing risk management professionals to collaborate in developing new analytics strategies and technology solutions.

Contact Information

  • QuIC Financial Technologies Inc.
    Julie Zuzek
    Director of Marketing and Communications
    +44 (0)20 7562 4570
    +44 (0)20 7562 4571 (FAX)
    julie.zuzek@quic.com