The appointment of Geoffrey Timms to the position of Assistant Director – Financial Services Division was announced by Burns e-Commerce Solutions this week. Geoffrey will have responsibility for major financial services business accounts, dealing with medium term business and addressing the strategic business planning of the financial services sector. Before moving to Burns, Geoffrey Timms was Head of E-Commerce at Royal Bank of Canada Financial Group in Europe, and brings a total 23 years banking experience with him. Other senior management roles have included Head of research at Royal Bank of Canada, Money Market Trader, Investment Analyst, and Business Analyst.
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