New Sales & Marketing Director for Siemens Financial Services

Derek Ryan is to be the new Sales & Marketing Director of Siemens Financial Services Limited in the UK, with responsibility for the UK sales and marketing organisation.

Ryan joined Siemens Financial Services in January 2004 as Strategic Planning Manager. In September 2006 he was appointed to the position of Director – Specialist Business & Corporate Development.

Prior to Siemens, Derek had roles in change management consultancy, strategy, business development and investment banking in companies as diverse as Gateway Computers, Willett International and HSBC. Derek graduated from Trinity College Dublin in business and economics and holds a MBA from Cranfield School of Management.

Commenting on his appointment, Ryan said: “In the UK we have ambitious growth plans and I am pleased that in this role I can play my part in driving us towards our next phase of development. In SFS we have a team of talented individuals who are focused on achieving our goals across a breadth of market sectors. In a business such as ours a key part of our success is due to the drive and determination of our people to deliver the products and service our customers want. Going forward we shall continue to put our people and excellent customer service at the centre of our future strategy, delivering market-leading solutions through our team of market specialists across the UK.”

James Gearey, Managing Director of Siemens Financial Services Limited in the UK and to whom Ryan will report, said: “Derek is a very driven individual with broad experience within the finance industry and I am sure he will bring a new perspective to the position. I am confident that he will continue to make a significant contribution to the business in his new role, as we move forward to realise the business’s future strategic agenda.”