Ken Dummitt has been promoted to president from his former position as senior vice president and general manager of the Americas. He has served with SunGard’s management team for more than eleven years. He spent eight years with SunGard’s Business Continuity and Internet Services group and joined SunGard Treasury Systems when it was formed in 1998. Prior to SunGard, Mr. Dummitt served in senior financial and general management capacities for globally positioned corporations. Mr. Dummit holds an undergraduate degree from Harvard and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business in Canada. Michael Poisson, vice president of sales, eastern region, will assume the position of senior vice president and managing director of the Americas. Mr. Poisson has been actively involved in sales, consulting and production support of treasury and risk management systems at corporate treasuries in North America and Europe since 1986.
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