First Derivatives appoints Ayman Sayed as Non-Exec Director

Maria Nikolova

Mr Sayed brings extensive experience in enterprise technology and a track record of driving business success through growth strategies focused on product innovation.

Fintech company First Derivatives plc (LON:FDP) today announced the appointment of Ayman Sayed as a Non-Executive Director of the Group. The appointment is effective July 1, 2020. This directorate change supports the Group’s strategy to continue to enhance its product engineering capability, deliver world class solutions and grow its software revenue.

Ayman Sayed is the President and CEO of BMC Software Inc., a global enterprise software company headquartered in Houston, Texas. He brings extensive experience in enterprise technology and a track record of driving business success through growth strategies focused on product innovation. Prior to his current role he was President and Chief Product Officer of CA Technologies Inc., a Fortune 500 company acquired by Broadcom Inc., where he was responsible for the vision, strategy, development and success of the company’s portfolio of products and solutions.

Ayman Sayed holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Cairo University.

Mr Sayed commented on his appointment:

“I am excited to join FD, a company with world-leading technology operating in several valuable and high growth markets. The world of technology continues to evolve at a pace that requires faster delivery of innovation. I am pleased to join the Board and look forward to working with the management team to drive business growth through world-class products.”

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