Financial Software Systems (FSS), a provider of treasury and capital markets software, including the Spectrum Treasury System and the MarginTrac System, has opened a Latin American implementation and support office in Guayaquil, Ecuador. The mandate for the Guayaquil office is to support FSS’s Latin American clients and co-ordinate large-scale software implementations in the region.
Bojan Baros will head up the office. Baros has 10 years of experience with FSS in a variety of roles, including as a software engineer and as an implementation project manager, where he led international Spectrum implementations for Standard Chartered Bank and Credit Suisse, for example. From the Guayaquil office, Baros will lead a team of project managers and business analysts, and will co-ordinate all Latin American implementation and software support efforts.
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