SmartStream Technologies, the London-based transaction management provider, announced today the that it had appointed Richard Cummings to its UK Sales Team.
Cummings will report to Mark Cappell, SmartStream’s European Sales Director. Of his appointment, Mark Cappell said: “We are delighted by Richard’s decision to join SmartStream. He brings more than 17 years of in-depth banking and finance experience to the team and has worked on both the client and the consultancy side. With Richard on board, I believe we can take rapid advantage of the growing sales opportunities we have here in the UK.”
Cumming’s career has spanned Barclays, Morgan Guaranty and Credit Suisse, but immediately before joining SmartStream, he was the Divisional Managing Director for Reuters Risk Management UKI, responsible for sales, implementation and support of the Reuters Risk Management suite of products. He has also advised a number of London based software companies on their sales management and sales process activities.
Commenting on his appointment, Cummings said: “I am pleased to join such a high-profile technology player. I believe that SmartStream’s awareness of the
value for money and ROI that its technology delivers to an organisation, gives it a clear differentiation in today’s competitive marketplace. This kind of approach will certainly safeguard its leading reputation in the current economic climate, where budgets are under scrutiny and the justification process has become much more complex.”