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DST International appoints new General Manager for China

  • 20 March, 2008 12:43

<p>China, 20 March 2008 – DST International (DST) has today announced the appointment of Jeremy Huo Jianwen as General Manager of its China operations. DST is a global leader in providing business solutions for the financial services industry.</p>
<p>Jeremy Huo comes to DST with over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. Having worked for ICBC, Accenture and Unisys, Jeremy has a unique perspective: that of a client, a management consultant, and of an experienced system integrator.</p>
<p>Mr Huo said, “For more than 6 years I have observed the way DST has moved into China. They spent time learning the nature of the market and working closely with their early partners to get an understanding of the unique challenges and obstacles that companies face in an emerging market like this. Now that DST has delivered more than 20 successful projects in China, I believe that we have a very solid foundation for aggressive and sustainable growth.”</p>
<p>Mr Huo continued, “DST is one of the few truly global organisations with an impressive presence in all of the world’s major financial markets. Its parent company, DST Systems, Inc., is the largest third party provider of shareowner recordkeeping in the US. With over 700 clients around the world, DST holds powerful positions in Asia, Europe, Australia and South Africa. I am very excited to join the DST team.”</p>
<p>Commenting on Jeremy's appointment, Rhonda Lepsch, CEO for DST's operations in Asia said, "We are delighted to have Jeremy Huo join the DST team in Asia. DST has invested heavily in both its solutions and infrastructure in China and has built a solid foundation for business growth since setting up our first office in Shanghai in 2003. DST is now well positioned to rapidly expand its client base and solutions offerings in China. Jeremy brings to DST a unique combination of extensive business experience, in-depth knowledge of the China financial services markets and international best management practices. I am confident that under Jeremy’s leadership, DST’s operations and client base in China will expand significantly in the upcoming years.”</p>
<p>About DST International (DST)</p>
<p>With 21 offices and over 1,700 professionals to support its growing client base, DST International provides a unique and comprehensive range of investment management and business process management software solutions and related services to 700 clients in 55 countries. DST has been operating in Asia since 1995 and has offices in China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam. With over 150 clients in 14 Asian countries. DST is a wholly owned subsidiary of DST Systems, Inc</p>
<p>About DST Systems, Inc.</p>
<p>DST Systems, Inc. provides sophisticated information processing and computer software products and services to support the mutual fund, investment management, insurance and healthcare industries. In addition to technology products and services, DST provides integrated print and electronic statement and billing output solutions through a wholly owned subsidiary. DST’s world-class data centers provide technology infrastructure support for mutual fund companies, healthcare providers, banks, mortgage bankers and insurance companies around the globe. DST is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, and is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange.</p>
<p>The information and comments above may include forward-looking statements respecting DST International Limited and its businesses. Such information and comments are based on DSTi’s views as of today, and actual actions or results could differ. There could be a number of factors affecting future actions or results, including those set forth in DSTi’s latest periodic financial report (Form 10-K or 10-Q) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All such factors should be considered in evaluating any forward-looking comment. The Company will not update any forward-looking statements in this press release to reflect future events.</p>

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