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IFDS Appoints Ian Betley in New Development Role

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International Financial Data Services (IFDS), the investor record keeping outsourcing joint venture between State Street Corporation and DST Systems, Inc., announced today the appointment of Ian Betley as Group Executive, responsible for life and pensions business development, reporting to Paul Roberts, Managing Director.

Prior to joining IFDS, Ian was Sales Director at Steria; responsible for the commercial sector, delivering integrated Information Technology and Business Process Outsourcing services. Ian has also held senior roles at Patni and Capgemini in their Global Financial Service business units.

IFDS provides global market-leading outsourcing and technology solutions on behalf of a wide range of financial service organisations, supporting their distributors, advisors and investors in the UK and also Canada, Ireland and Luxembourg and, via Boston Financial Data Services, to the U.S market.

Paul Roberts, Managing Director, IFDS commented: ”Ian has real experience of wider financial service outsourcing, and I believe that his expertise combined with our service provision can really help IFDS create a unique position as the leading investor recordkeeping outsource offering to the Life and Pensions industry as it develops post RDR and Solvency II”

Ian Betley, Group Executive, Life and Pensions, commented: “IFDS has a unique portfolio of global solutions. The opportunity to leverage those and combine their market leading software, with an exceptional customer experience, will be a compelling solution for providers, in their rapidly changing market.”

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