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Misys appoints new regional sales director for MEA

Scot Spear will manage new business development and client relationships across MEA

Misys appoints new regional sales director for MEA
Spear is aiming to growing Misys' business in the MEA region.

Misys, a provider of software solutions to financial services institutions, has appointed Scot Spear as its new regional sales director for Middle East and Africa.

Scot will oversee new business development and client relationships across the MEA region.

The company said Scot brings more than 25 years of software sales and marketing experience to Misys. He joins from P2 Energy Solutions where he was responsible for the MEA sales team and EMEA channel partners.

Frank Brienzi, president and chief sales officer, Misys, said: "We are very excited to have Scot on board and believe that he will bring the discipline and focus required to help deliver on our growth projections. Scot brings valuable experience to our business to ensure that we improve operational excellence, continue to build a high performance sales organisation and execute our vision to grow significantly in the MEA region.”

“During these exciting transformational times we need a solid, committed and experienced leader to ensure our people and clients have the best possible experience with Misys,” Brienzi said. “We have untapped potential in the region and Scot’s relentless customer and employee focus will deliver an excellent customer experience.”

Spear added: “I am delighted to join Misys and to combine my industry knowledge with the expertise Misys has gained in the Middle East and Africa. As Misys grows its business in this region, I look forward to leading the team and meeting our customers' evolving needs with high quality and innovative products.”

Prior to joining P2 Energy Solutions, Scot served as the senior vice president of Global Sales and Marketing at Apex Analytix where he was responsible for all aspects of sales and marketing, and driving revenue growth globally. He also spent nine years with Ventyx, a provider of software and consulting solutions to the energy and utility industry.

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