Mark Leslie has joined the board of Wall Street Systems (Wallstreet) as a non-executive director. Leslie will also serve as chairman of the company’s executive committee. Leslie was the founding chairman and chief executive officer of Veritas Software and is currently managing director of Leslie Ventures, a private investment company. At Wall Street Systems, he will take an active role in working with the executive management team to develop the company’s long-term growth strategy, and will advise on commercial tactics.
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