Linedata Services, a software provider and services to the global financial services marketplace, has made a number of strategic additions to its asset management team of securities industry professionals.
Simon Harwood joins the company in the role of European Product Manager for LongView Trading and Linedata Compliance. He has worked in the financial services industry for 14 years, including roles at NatWest Bank, Misys and, most recently, Eagle Investment Systems.
Andrew MacDonald joins Linedata Services as the LongView Operations Manager in the UK. McDonald has worked for software vendors within the city for the last 15 years and brings a wealth of front office experience from previous roles with FMC and DSTi.
Simon Bennett joins with commercial responsibility for Linedata Services' activities in Ireland, Scotland and Northern England. Bennett brings more than 15 years experience in the financial services industry, primarily in operational and sales roles, most recently at GL TRADE and Misys.
Steve Lethaby joins the UK sales team, bringing over 10 years of experience within the industry, and is responsible for new business sales of Icon, Linedata Services' leading back office solution. Lethaby was previously at SunGard Data Management Solutions, and has also held positions at Reuters and Bureau Van Dijk, the financial data company.