Wall Street Systems has announced the appointment of Sean McDermott as country manager, Japan. Based in the company’s Tokyo office, Sean will take responsibility for Wall Street Systems in Japan, working with existing clients in Japan and with Wall Street Systems key business partner in the region CTC-FE corporation, an Itochu Techno-Science corporation which is a major Japanese IT and consultancy organization. Sean, a Japanese speaker, joins Wall Street Systems from FNX Limited and has lived and worked in Japan for fifteen years. In his previous position, he was responsible for opening and developing the FNX Tokyo and Singapore offices, successfully selling to both the banking and corporate sectors.
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