Equipos Appoints Richard Hammond to Lead Premier Professional Services Team

By Equipos, PRNE
Sunday, December 11, 2011

LONDON and BOSTON, December 12, 2011 -

Equipos, the leading provider of client communications and reporting solutions, has appointed Richard Hammond, a global financial and client reporting domain expert, as Vice President Professional Services.

Hammond has twenty-five years experience of IT implementation along with proven expertise in all aspects of system design, build, process and project management. Since joining Equipos in 2009, he has managed successful Coric deployments for The Northern Trust Company and Toronto Dominion Asset Management. Prior to joining Equipos Hammond worked at Actuate Software, where he spent ten years managing and implementing client reporting projects and was Technical Account Manager for the world’s largest bank.

Commenting on his appointment Hammond said: “We have recruited world-class client reporting specialists into Professional Services and I am excited to be leading such a talented and dedicated team. We sell our Coric Client Communications solutions to many of the world’s leading investment and wealth management firms. Our clients deserve exceptional, high quality service delivery. My initial focus is on refining implementation processes and knowledge-sharing to ensure consistency and quality of delivery across regions and markets.”

Nikki Strauss, SVP Global Client Services, commented: “We are committed to delivering dependable and effective service, both directly and via our partner network, to ensure clients are delighted with their Coric solution and can reap the rewards as quickly as possible. Richard brings a wealth of experience and best practice to his leadership role. With him at the helm clients are assured of first class, successful project delivery and client service.”

About Equipos Coric

Coric™ automates the client communications and reporting process for buy-side investment firms. Client services staff can create visually appealing client reports, fund fact sheets, UCITS IV KIID, meeting packs and presentations, and other client communications without recourse to IT. Operational savings are achieved through business process automation and client reporting best practice. Coric delivers unlimited scalability, business-user-definable workflows and layouts, and global multi-tenant solutions for third-party administrators.

Coric was recently named Waters Buy-Side Client Reporting Platform of the Year 2011 and is used by more than fifty large private banks, institutional investment firms and third party administrators in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. www.equiposgroup.com

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Nicola Cowburn

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