FundConnect strengthens activities in the UK with the appointment of new Head of Business Development, Brad Fincken

London - 20 March 2013

FundConnect, a leading European provider of advanced data infrastructure and digital tools to the European Fund Industry, has strengthened its senior team with the appointment of Brad Fincken as Head of Business Development.

Based in London, Brad will oversee business development with an emphasis on the UK market. With almost 20 years of expertise working in Financial Services, Brad brings a unique combination of sales, marketing and product development ability and demonstrates FundConnect's systematic commitment to the UK marketplace.

Carsten Mahler, CEO at FundConnect, said: “As a leading provider of fund information services, including digital web tools, Factsheets and KIID production and distribution services we have enabled our significant client base to completely transform the way in which they process and distribute fund data as well as market and display fund information. Our client base already spans 14 countries and Brad's appointment will continue to boost our expansion in what is a very important market."

Before joining FundConnect, Brad was previously Head of Strategic Partnerships and Alliances at Kurtosys. His experience servicing the asset management industry also spans roles at Micropal, Standard & Poor's, Thomson Financial and Factbook.

Brad Fincken, Head of Business Development at FundConnect said: "I am delighted to be joining FundConnect at such a growth period for the company. Their cost effective web solutions, KIID production, advanced Fund Masterfile and cutting edge solutions they have put in place over the past 10 years are the best I have experienced.

I can see why so many leading firms have selected and continue to trust FundConnect, not only to deliver efficient solutions that have an immediate impact on data efficiency and, but also to deliver significant time and cost savings. I am looking forward to helping the next generation of clients improve their processing, dissemination and display of fund data as well as making substantial efficiency gains in the process."

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