Misys Wholesale Banking Systems has appointed Malcolm Porter to head what the firm calls “strategic alliances” with firms such as Accenture, IBM and SWIFT.
Reporting to Jerry Luckett, Director of Product & Strategy at Misys, Malcolm Porter will take responsibility for driving overall business direction and managing the day-to-day relationships with the company’s strategic alliance partners.
“These partnerships are critical to the success of the Misys Wholesale Banking Systems goals,” comments Jerry Luckett. “The symbiotic relationships we have with our strategic alliance partners mean that we are able to share each other’s successes – we want our partners to be successful alongside us. I am confident that Malcolm’s excellent experience in managing these partnerships will prove very valuable to Misys.”
Malcolm Porter will work with current Misys alliance partners, such as SWIFT, IBM and Microsoft and will be extending the links to other firms. “I am delighted to be coming on board at Misys at this exciting time for the business,” he says. “The company values its close strategic alliances highly, and I am looking forward to growing the business in this area.”
As well as working with IBM and Accenture, Porter spent 12 years with Hewlett-Packard, based in the UK and the USA, where he held roles in Alliance Management, Services Sales, and Global Account Management. He holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in physics.