Minnesota Fintech Firm IDS Names David Hamilton CEO

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“Minneapolis, MN (February 21, 2018) — International Decision Systems (IDS), the leading provider of equipment finance software, today announced the appointment of David Hamilton as Chief Executive Officer.”

Hamilton is the former President of SunGard Financial System’s Global Banking business, where he led a global team in delivering retail, corporate and private banking solutions to more than 1,200 banks worldwide. Hamilton will lead the company’s next phase of growth as IDS further enhances its InfoLease® and Rapport® solutions and delivers advanced cloud-based offerings to innovative equipment financing providers around the globe.”

Hamilton has most recently focused on advising high growth cloud-based SaaS businesses including the innovative banking and lending provider, Mambu, and as President and CEO of eWise, a leading international provider of financial data aggregation and personal financial management solutions.

Since 1998 Hamilton has worked extensively across North America, Asia-Pacific and Europe, holding senior executive positions within the financial services technology sector. Prior to SunGard, his depth of sector experience includes nine years at Fiserv where he was Managing Director Asia Pacific, having previously led Fiserv’s Product Strategy in both Asia and North America. Hamilton began his career in software engineering in his native Australia.

“I’m joining IDS at a tremendously exciting time as it turns to the next chapter in its development by offering cloud and other leading-edge solutions to the equipment finance industry,” said Hamilton. “The InfoLease and Rapport solutions have long been market leaders, for which IDS boasts an unparalleled customer base. I am eager to capitalize on these core IDS strengths, at the same time expanding our product suite to bring customers innovative cloud-based offerings that build upon the functionality, reliability and efficiency that have made IDS the number one provider to the Monitor 100.”

Nicholas E. Somers, Executive Chairman of IDS, said “On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to thank Mike Campbell for his leadership in bringing IDS to where it stands today. We now enter a new phase and David Hamilton’s background as a demonstrated leader in innovative financial application technology and, in particular, his expertise in cloud-based platforms, is one that makes him the perfect fit for IDS. Along with Chief Operating Officer, Katie Emmel, we have the strongest executive leadership with which to continue delivering the most robust and functionally-rich software solutions available to the market, today and into the future.”

About International Decision Systems

IDS is the leading global provider of software and solutions for the equipment and asset finance industry. As the most trusted software provider, IDS has a proven track record of serving hundreds of customers, from smaller independents to 7 of the world’s top 10 largest multinational lessors, in over 30 countries around the globe. IDS solutions are powerful and functionally-rich, yet flexible to meet each organization’s business needs. Customers appreciate being part of a large, global user community supported by the strongest platform and the most experienced software provider in equipment finance. Headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, the company also has offices in the United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore and India. For additional information, visit www.idsgrp.com or email information@idsgrp.com.

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