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Patrick Williamon Joins XSP as Quality Assurance Manager

XSP, the global leader in automated end-to-end Corporate Actions solutions, today announced that Patrick Williamon has joined the Company as a Quality Assurance Manager. This appointment has been further supported by new hires within its Quality Assurance and Development teams.

Williamon joins XSP as the Quality Assurance Manager, responsible for running the day-to-day operation of the group while giving technical guidance to the Quality Assurance staff responsible for improving system processes to maximize XSP performance. Williamon has over ten years of experience in quality assurance and systems analyst roles, working on multi-million dollar contracts to ensure customer satisfaction and first-class software delivery. Prior to joining XSP, Williamon was a Program Manager at CGI, where he was responsible for over 25 associates and managed their User Acceptance Testing Program, Production Service Acceptance Testing, User Certification Testing and Operational Readiness Testing for multiple projects on overlapping releases in a fast-paced environment.

He has also held positions as Test Manager at CGI, as a Senior Business Analyst at Protective Life Corporation and a Quality Assurance Analyst at MCI WorldCom. Williamon holds a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from the University of Alabama with a major in Management Information Systems and a minor in Computer Science.

In addition to Williamon, XSP has also brought onboard new members to the Quality Assurance department as well as the Development group responsible for designing and developing software in a variety of technologies.

Daniel E. Retzer, Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer at XSP, stated, “A strong and vibrant work force is fundamental to XSP’s strategic success. As XSP continues to expand into new technologies, it is vital that we hire the right talent that will be engaged, motivated and focused on our Company‚Äôs vision. Our momentum in Cloud Computing and Mobility has further strengthened our suite of offerings and has cemented XSP’s reputation as an innovative, forward-thinking company that draws energetic and enthusiastic talent to our team. With the demand for our proven Corporate Actions offerings continuing to rise, having the resources to meet the growing requirements of our global client base is imperative. We welcome Patrick and our latest new associates to XSP as they bring fresh perspective and vitality to our organization. We look forward to adding even further to our talent pool in the coming months.”

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