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Electra Information Systems appoints George Wishart as Global Sales Director

Date: Thursday, August 13, 2009
Author: Electra Information Systems

Electra Information Systems, Inc., a leading provider of reconciliation, trade automation and settlements solutions, today announced the appointment of George Wishart as Global Sales Director. 


Mr. Wishart has more than 20 years experience working in the financial technology industry. Prior to joining Electra he was a Sales Director with Orc Software/Cameron Systems, focused on front-end trading platforms. Previous to Orc, George worked for SunGard, for Management Data Americas (now part of SmartStream), and spent nearly 10 years working for SWIFT, where he focused on automation and straight-through processing for the securities industry. Mr. Wishart has been actively involved in FIX Protocol Ltd., ISITC, and other industry organizations.


“As I have watched Electra grow, I have been impressed with the ongoing development of its product and service offerings, and the enviable reputation it has earned for service excellence,” said George Wishart. “With today’s increased focus on risk management and automation, Electra is well positioned to supply solutions to the investment management community. I am excited to join Electra and look forward to introducing its solutions to a broader community of clients, both in North America and overseas.”


Ian Danic, Managing Director at Electra commented, “George is well known and respected for having extensive experience with buy-side technology and operations. The addition of George to the Electra team extends Electra’s ability to reach a broader audience and deepens the experience we offer to clients. We are delighted to have George join us at this important point in our growth.”



About Electra Information Systems:


Electra Information Systems, Inc. is an industry innovator in providing solutions for Data Aggregation, Reconciliation and Settlements. Electra brings unparalleled expertise in delivering highly effective, easily implemented solutions that are used by 28% of the top 50 investment management organizations and has become a market leader in providing reconciliation, trade automation and settlements solutions. Electra processes detailed information on over 1.5 trillion dollars (US$) in cash and securities holdings daily. Electra customers cover the breadth of the financial services industry, including Investment Managers, Hedge Funds, Insurance Companies, Custodial Institutions, and Banks. Founded in 1998, Electra is headquartered in New York City. For more information about Electra’s products and services, visit www.electrainfo.com.





Ian Danic,

Electra Information Systems