Dion Global Solutions (BSE: 526927), technology partner to the financial services industry, has appointed Robin Preston as its new European Head of Strategic Partners and Alliances. In the role, Robin will be tasked with developing key partnerships to support growing international demand for Dion's technology across Europe's buy and sell side markets.
Robin joins from risk management vendor Reval, where he was responsible for new business development across EMEA. He brings a wealth of experience to the position, with a proven track record of building highly profitable partnerships that deliver consistently strong growth.
"In an evolving market place, ever more sophisticated technology is critical to support a financial institution's long-term goals," said Robin. "With challenges such as new regulations continuing to impact business models, Dion is well positioned to work with partners to deliver technology solutions tailored to the specific needs of our clients. I look forward to expanding our strategic partnership base to help our clients and prospects meet future regulatory requirements, manage their cost base and drive long-term growth."
Antony Bream, European Sales Director at Dion added: "Financial institutions all over the world have recognised just how important technology has become to running a successful, compliant business. The market is after premium solutions and wants more access to the services we deliver. Robin's expertise will help us meet this growing demand. Not only does he understand the key issues facing financial markets, but his experience in building strategic partnerships and international business development will allow us to deploy our solutions to new regions extremely effectively."
Dion provides solutions across investment, retail and commercial banking, institutional trading and investment and private client wealth management and stockbroking.