In an attempt to grow its distribution network throughout Asia, Summit is to add a strategic distribution channel in Seoul, Korea to its existing operations in the region. Summit is leveraging the regional distribution network of its sister company, Misys Wholesale Banking, with further arrangements being made with system integrators in Korea and China to achieve its goals. The Summit market expansion programme is being led by Marc Coutelier. As Summit’s Asia Manager, he is responsible for supervising the sales and support facility plus optimising the global sales and support network of Misys to the benefit of Summit. ‘Due to global deals signed with tier 1 banks, we already have a large number of existing clients in the region and are now focusing on new markets such as Korea to grow our business in Asia,’ he explained.
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A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.