Systems In The City Awards 2008

At a presentation in front of Stockbrokers, Fund Managers and Investment Banks on board HQS Wellington, Stephen Pinner, the Managing director of Summerson Goodacre, announced this year’s winners of the Systems in the City Awards. Barry Cryer OBE presented the winners with their respective Awards. In addition, Clay Harris (Mudlark) presented Brian Winterflood with a Lifetime Achievement Award, celebrating over 50 years of service to the City and Mr Winterflood’s involvement in several charities including Save the Children and Remedi.

The Awards are determined by nominations made and an independent panel of judges, comprising John Douthwaite (Selftrade), John Farthing (Kingston Smith), James Scott Gatty (Cheviot), Graham Shuttlewood (Royal Bank of Scotland) and Bernie Till (DTCC).


The winners were:


Company Awards
Best New Development: Financial Objects
Best Institutional Settlement System: Broadridge Financial Solutions
Best Retail Settlement System: Peter Evans
Superior Customer Service: Rhyme Systems
Best Securities Clearing Service: BNP Paribas Securities Service
Most Effective Outsourcing Support: Broadridge Financial Solutions
Best Information Display System: Proquote
Best Marketing Material: SunGard APSYS
Best Website: MBA Systems
Most Cost Effective System: OMX Securities
Best Wealth Management System: Pulse Software Systems

Individual Awards
The TD Waterhouse Award for Exceptional Customer Service: Jane Young (BNP Paribas Securities Services)
Sales Executive of the Year: Jamie Whatley (MBA Systems)
Highest Rated CEO: Chris Aspinwall (Fidessa)
The SIMA Award for Best Newcomer: Amy Sutter (OMX Securities)