Hugh Stewart is the new Regional Managing Director of Sales for Europe, Middle-East, and Africa (EMEA) for Algorithmics, the risk management software firm. Stewart previously held international senior sales and general management positions at Calleo, SunGard, Misys, Bankers Trust, and Arab Banking Corporation. Graham Nyman has been promoted to Regional Managing Director of Sales and Professional Services for South East Asia and Australia. Nyman joined Algorithmics in November 2001 from TCA Singapore, where he was the Director for Asia Pacific, responsible for the set-up, management and development of TCA’s Asian operation. In his new role Nyman will lead the sales effort to secure a strong foothold in the region, notably in Australia and Japan.
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