Andy Skelton officially assumes role of Fidessa’s CFO

Fidessa Group plc (LON:FDSA), provider of trading, investment and information solutions to the financial industry, has announced that the appointment of Andy Skelton as its Chief Financial Officer became effective today.

In his new role, Mr Skelton succeeds Andy Malpass, who is stepping down as Fidessa’s CFO today. He will, however, remain an executive director until the announcement of the 2015 preliminary results in February 2016, to provide a well-managed handover.

Before joining Fidessa, Mr Skelton was Deputy Chief Financial Officer at CSR plc, a global fabless semiconductor company that was listed on the London Stock Exchange and on NASDAQ, before its acquisition by Qualcomm Incorporated earlier this year. Prior to working at CSR, Mr Skelton held a number of senior finance positions at Ericsson and Marconi, including two years as Chief Financial Officer of Ericsson Nikola Tesla in Zagreb, Croatia.

He has a BA in Accounting and Finance from Heriot Watt University and qualified as a chartered accountant in 1994.

To view the official announcement from Fidessa, click here.

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