Chris Longden has been appointed regional managing director for Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) at Wall Street Systems. Based in London, Longden will be responsible for managing the sales and delivery operations in the region and joins Wall Street Systems from Misys International Banking Systems, where he headed up the company’s global risk management business. Prior to this, Longden was managing director for UK and Southern Europe, responsible for distribution across Misys’ main banking software product lines.
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