Equipos (now SimCorp Coric) Appoints Industry Market Development Manager from Microsoft to Lead Coric Partner Programme in EMEA

Equipos (now SimCorp Coric), the leading global provider of client communications and reporting solutions for buy-side investment firms, has announced the appointment of Richard Edwards as Partner Manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Richard joins Equipos (now SimCorp Coric) from Microsoft, where he led industry market development for the financial services sector. Previously he has worked at Oracle, Computer Associates and Talisma CRM. Richard brings more than 15 years software industry experience, with a focus on developing innovative technology solutions that address business focussed issues. He is also vastly experienced in channel development across a broad range of partner types.

Andrew Sutcliffe, VP Global Business Development at Equipos (now SimCorp Coric) comments: “Richard brings immense experience and value to the Partner Network. His in-depth understanding of partner relations will enable him to recruit, on-board and support best-in-class technology and delivery partners with creative and effective partner initiatives.”

Speaking of his appointment, Richard Edwards comments: “When Equipos (now SimCorp Coric) achieved Microsoft Gold Partner status last year I was very impressed by the capabilities and quality of the Coric Client Communications Suite, and the visionary approach of the Equipos (now SimCorp Coric) management team. The potential to extend Coric globally into new market sectors is huge, and in joining Equipos (now SimCorp Coric) I am excited by the opportunity to play a key role in the company’s rapid evolution.”