Bravura Solutions strengthens its team with key pre-sales appointment

Sydney, 23 May 2013 – Bravura Solutions Limited (Bravura) is pleased to announce the appointment of Darrell Prins as Head of Pre-Sales, Asia Pacific, based in Bravura’s Sydney head office.

Reporting to Roland Slee, Managing Director APAC, Darrell will be responsible for supporting the company’s business development activities by managing the delivery of pre-sales consulting to clients and prospects in Asia Pacific. The role is focused on formulating and delivering compelling value propositions, helping customers build business cases for wealth management and insurance platform modernisation and nurturing business relationships.

Slee said: “We are delighted to welcome Darrell on board. Darrell has had a long and distinguished career in the Australian superannuation industry. His knowledge and experience make him an enormous asset for Bravura. He brings deep subject matter expertise in core systems migrations with extensive project experience, including the successful deployment of Sonata at Russell Investments (Russell).”

“Bravura has a growing sales pipeline for Sonata, our next-generation, unified wealth management platform. This interest is being driven by rapid changes in the wealth management industry including the Stronger Super changes in Australia, the desire for increased member engagement and the need for enhanced operational efficiencies enabled by modern technology”.

“Aligning prospects with the right solution is vital to our success, a process that requires deep knowledge of their businesses and the available solutions. We brought Darrell on board to facilitate and accelerate this alignment,” said Slee.

Darrell has over 23 years’ experience in the IT and financial services industries including time spent with Russell, IBM SuperLife Services and Towers Perrin. He joins Bravura from Russell where he worked as a Consultant and was instrumental in the selection and implementation of Sonata, Russell’s chosen platform for the launch of their Private Series suite of products.

Prins said: “This is an extremely exciting new role and I am delighted to be joining the team. Bravura’s next generation wealth management and life insurance solution, Sonata, is at the cutting edge of core platform technology and I look forward to working with Bravura’s client base and helping the company to expand its footprint in Asia Pacific”.

Prins commenced his role on 20 May 2013.

Bravura’s Managing Director APAC, Roland Slee was quoted in this press release. To ask Roland a question regarding the release or to discuss it in more detail, email PR@bravurasolutions.com

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