UK - Alan Parmenter has been hired by Brainpower - the provider of enterprise-wide investment analytics, attribution and decision-support solutions - as UK company manager.
Parmenter will oversee the firm’s sales and marketing efforts and will report to Brainpower senior vice president Jacques Pomaski.He joins from Standard & Poor’s Institutional Market Services where he was European managing director.
Pomaski said: “We have a cutting edge product suite that is unmatchable in the market place.
“With considerable and valuable experience in the financial, IT and business information sectors, Pomaski is the right man to meet the challenges ahead.”
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