FA Solutions, a European leader of buy-side Portfolio Management Solutions for the Asset and Wealth Management industry, announces today that Milan Patel, formerly Associate Director of Sales Engineering EMEA at SS&C Technologies and Head of Sales Engineering MEA and APAC at BlackRock Solutions, joins the Company as Managing Director UK, Global Head of Sales Engineering.
FA Solutions are happy to welcome Milan Patel, formerly Associate Director of Sales Engineering EMEA at SS&C Technologies and Head of Sales Engineering MEA and APAC at BlackRock Solutions, to the Company as Managing Director UK, Global Head of Sales Engineering.
We are excited to announce this hire as part of our ongoing growth in the Asset & Wealth Management market. Milan will be joining our newly opened office in the heart of London’s Square Mile.
Milan brings 10 years of deep domain expertise within the Asset & Wealth management industry to FA Solutions and will be leading our Sales Engineering team globally, whilst also contributing to the company strategy and working with the management team on general company’s operations.
“I am thrilled to be joining a dynamic company that is at the forefront of the market and driven by a strong management team. FA Solutions has done some incredible work creating the Portfolio Management Solution of the future, whilst ensuring the client remains at the heart of everything they do. Having taken a deep-dive into the solution and its capabilities I am astonished at the breadth and depth of functionality on offer in such an agile and future-proofed platform. I have no doubt that the company has a very bright future ahead and I am looking forward to being a part of it”Milan Patel, Managing Director UK, Global Head of Sales Engineering at FA Solutions
Juha Lehtonen, CEO and founder of FA Solutions, warmly welcomes Milan to the team.
“Milan is very well regarded in the Investment Management technology market, and we are very excited to have him joining our team. Milan will bring his experience running a world class Sales Engineering team to FA Solutions and help us scale as we further accelerate our growth into key markets. Milan joins Marc Zandt, Managing Director UK and Joey Cozens-Smith, Managing Director UK & Global Head of Sales, in our London office where he will run our Sales Engineering operations.”Juha Lehtonen, CEO & Founder of FA Solutions
About FA Solutions
The company was founded in 1999, and since then we have successfully expanded our offices in 5 countries and a worldwide client base. This includes highly regulated markets in Asia, Europe, Africa, North America, and the Middle East.
We are dedicated to offering a superior Portfolio Management solution to Asset Managers, Fund Managers, Private Banks, and Family Offices. Our experience in the industry has allowed us to build FA Platform – a single cloud-based solution for Back and Middle Offices, Front Office, and end-client needs, which is trusted by the most successful Asset and Wealth Management companies around the world. Our transaction-based, multi-currency FA Platform is always accessible on any device and can be easily adapted to different needs in increasingly regulated financial markets.
About Milan Patel
Milan has spent 10 years as a Buy-side domain specialist, covering solutions across the entire Investment Management industry including Portfolio Management, Order & Execution Management, Compliance, Risk & Analytics, Trading, Collateral Management, Reconciliation, Accounting & IBOR, across all asset classes.
The last 18 months have been spent as Associate Director, Sales Engineering EMEA at SS&C Technologies where he was largely focused on building out a go-to-market strategy for SS&C Eze’s solutions for the Asset Management market.
Milan was also based in the Middle East prior to this, as Head of Sales Engineering MEA & APAC for BlackRock Solutions where he covered the Aladdin and eFront suite of solutions for both public and private markets.
His time in the Middle East also saw him as the Regional Head of Engagement Management at Finastra, covering their Investment Management & Capital Markets solutions as well as the Retail and Corporate Banking suite of solutions.