As part of FDâs data management solutions expansion, Bret will report to Dale Richards, who heads FDâs data strategy and is President of FD Americas. The addition signals First Derivatives increasing data management capabilities across reference data, time-series and tick data including integration software and hosted solutions. Bret will initially be focused on leveraging FDâs significant reference data management capabilities addressing the data-centric requirements of clients Enterprise, Trading, Credit/Market Risk, and Back/Mid office applications.
Bret is a successful industry player coming to FD from GoldenSource where he was a senior sales director in the reference and enterprise data management space. Prior to GoldenSource, Bret was with Scivantage as VP, Sales, where he developed and led a national sales organization in marketing front and middle office technology solutions to clients in the financial services industry. Prior to Scivantage he was with ADP/Broadridge as VP sales, selling back office processing services to clients in the securities and banking industries
Dale Richards, commented, âFD is primed and ready to make a significant impact in data management and weâre very excited to have Bret joining us to lead the sales charge. He is a solid senior player with the experience and energy to drive our strategy. Weâre thrilled to have himâ.