Press Release

Finastra announces Eric Duffaut as President and Global Head of Field Operations

Duffaut will drive company’s continued growth as it moves towards a platform and subscription-based business

London, UK – December 20, 2018, Finastra has appointed Eric Duffaut as President and Global Head of Field Operations. Based at Finastra’s London Headquarters, Duffaut will take responsibility for the company’s entire go-to-market organization including global sales, services and consultancy, as well as overseeing the Finastra partner ecosystem.

“Eric will play a key role in accelerating market adoption of our leading solution portfolio, as well as our shift to subscription-based and cloud-based models. He brings a wealth of experience in global sales strategy, supporting digital transformation and delivering growth and customer value,” said Simon Paris, CEO, Finastra. “We have a fantastic opportunity to build on what we’ve already achieved as we continue to evolve from a software solution company to a platform company with Eric is a visionary and inspiring business leader and will help us to deliver our mission of taking Finastra into the future as a market maker for innovation in financial services.”

Duffaut’s career in the technology space spans more than 20 years across the spectrum of large enterprises and small and medium size businesses. These include positions at SAP, Oracle and Unisys. Most recently he was Chief Customer Officer and member of the Management Board at Software AG, responsible for global sales, consulting services, customer support and marketing.

“Finastra has a great vision and a bold strategy to match,” said Duffaut. “I’m thrilled to join a world-class team and to partner with leading financial services institutions around the world to enable their digital transformation. I relish the opportunity to bring Finastra’s business to new heights as it moves to a subscription-based model, and to make the leading open platform for innovation and collaboration.”

Duffaut will join Finastra in early February 2019.

For further information please contact:

Caroline Duff
Global Head of PR, Finastra
T: +44 (0)20 3320 5892

Harriet Pickering
PR Specialist EMEA, Finastra
T: +44 (0)20 3320 5317

About Finastra

Finastra unlocks the potential of people and businesses in finance, creating a platform for open innovation. Formed in 2017 by the combination of Misys and D+H, we provide the broadest portfolio of financial services software in the world today—spanning retail banking, transaction banking, lending, and treasury and capital markets. Our solutions enable customers to deploy mission critical technology on premises or in the cloud. Our scale and geographical reach means that we can serve customers effectively, regardless of their size or geographic location—from global financial institutions, to community banks and credit unions. Through our open, secure and reliable solutions, customers are empowered to accelerate growth, optimize cost, mitigate risk and continually evolve to meet the changing needs of their customers. 90 of the world’s top 100 banks use Finastra technology.
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