Asset Control Onboards Daniel Kennedy as Head of Sales for APAC Region

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Asset Control Onboards Daniel Kennedy as Head of Sales for APAC Region

April 17, 2020

AssetControl - APAC RegionAsset Control, the UK headquartered fintech firm announced the addition of a new executive to its executive leadership and management team. As per statement released by the firm, it has onboarded Mr. Daniel Kennedy to serve in the role of Head of Sales for Asia-Pacific region. In his new role as head of sales unit for APAC region, Daniel will be serving from the firm’s Singapore office and is responsible for accelerating the sales growth in this region. The incoming executive is a veteran with nearly 26 years of experience in financial services industry having dealt with wide range of products across all major financial market regions. He is renowned in the industry as an expert in handling and resolving complex business challenges based by financial service providers. Before taking up his current role at Asset Control he served at Fintech giant FIS from their Singapore office for nearly five years.

Daniel joined FIS back in July of 2015 in the role of Sales Director for Buy side unit for Australia and South East Asian regions. He was then promoted to the role of Vice President and Head of Sales for Global Trading, Buy side and Post Trade departments in January of 2018 and served in the role until his resignation from the firm earlier this month. Before FIS, he did a short stint at Regional Solutions Manager at SS&C HiPortfolio & Anova for two and a half years. Prior to that, he spent more than eleven years serving in various roles at Dion Global Solutions Ltd – his longest term at a single firm in his career till date. He began his career in financial services industry as member of operations team at TD Waterhouse Investor Services in Sydney back in January 1995. He then served as Business Consultant at Misys and Operations Manager at Foster Stock broking before moving on to Dion.

Commenting on his new role, Mr. Daniel Kennedy said, “I am delighted to have joined an industry leader like Asset Control, with a global customer base and a comprehensive set of solutions to address the financial services industry’s growing requirements for data quality, streamlined operations, analytics and managed data services. I look forward to working closely with the team and our clients to further grow our business in the APAC region”.

Speaking about Daniel’s addition to the team, Gary Appleby – Head of International Sales at Asset Control said, “Daniel brings an invaluable wealth of skills and experience to Asset Control to build on our recent growth. He is highly regarded within the industry with valued relationships across the APAC region. We are excited to have someone as talented and accomplished as Daniel in this role at a time when we have launched our new data driven user experience – Ops360 – and when we are seeing a significant acceleration in an industry shift to cloud services”.

About the firm:

Asset Control is a UK based firm which provides cloud based data management services with focus on financial data analytics and data quality to financial service providers from across the globe. The firm’s goal is to ensure users across buy and sell side, in front, middle and back office make the most of their data assets by providing easy data integration, data cleansing, and distribution and data discovery solutions.

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