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DST Global Solutions Strengthens Client Relationship Strategy with Key Hires

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DST Global Solutions, a provider of business solutions and services to the global investment management industry, has enhanced its client relationship strategy with the appointment of two senior global account managers.

Michael Walsh joins DST Global Solutions from State Street Corporation, where he headed up the company’s UK MEA Investor Services business. A qualified accountant, Walsh has a significant breadth of financial services experience having worked in the industry for over 25 years. At DST Global Solutions he will have responsibility for managing large scale multi-region TPAs and securities services client relationships.

Chris McQuade has over 15 years experience in delivering business solutions to the financial services industry. He joins from SmartStream Technologies, where he was responsible for business development and client relationship activities for the company’s transaction lifecycle management solutions. McQuade’ role at DST Global Solutions will involve strategic oversight of a number of large, global clients in the insurance and asset management industries.

Commenting on the appointments, Tony Armour, global sales director at DST Global Solutions, said: “Relationship management and the alignment of our company’s solutions to the needs of our client base and wider market are essential to building success. Both Michael and Chris have tremendous breadth and depth of experience that will certainly favour the DST Global Solutions business and bring tangible benefits to our entire client base.”

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