Harland Financial Solutions Announces New Head Of Business Development for Europe, Middle East and Africa

Noel Gilmer to Assume Position of Managing Director of EMEA; Worldwide Market Penetration of CreditQuest® Commercial Credit Management Suite Will Be Focus

LAKE MARY, FLORIDA (May 10, 2011) – During the past few years, Harland Financial Solutions has placed much emphasis on driving sales of CreditQuest®, its complete commercial credit management suite, and growing its worldwide market penetration. As part of this continued effort, the company has announced the appointment of Noel Gilmer as managing director, EMEA business development of Harland Financial Solutions Worldwide.

In this role, Gilmer will be responsible for the market strategy and sales initiatives specific to Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He will evaluate new markets and methods for product distribution, as well as provide relationship management oversight of existing clients. Gilmer will also continue to serve in his current capacity as a director on the Harland Financial Solutions Worldwide board, and will be based in Dublin, Ireland.

“Noel is a well-recognized and respected expert in the areas of credit risk and emerging markets. His skill set aligns perfectly with our desire to expand our reach in delivering credit management best practices to financial institutions,” said Bill Zayas, executive vice president, sales, Harland Financial Solutions. “We are thrilled to have Noel join Harland Financial Solutions Worldwide, as his past experience and understanding of the markets we serve will be instrumental in our continued success.”

Gilmer has a diverse and impressive background, having worked for several years at Moody’s KMV, a provider of credit risk software tools, where he most recently served as director of emerging markets. Prior to that, he held a variety of project management, sales consulting and client support roles. Gilmer earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in business information management from the University of Glamorgan, UK.


About Harland Financial Solutions
Harland Financial Solutions, Inc. (www.harlandfinancialsolutions.com) supplies software and services to thousands of financial institutions of all sizes, offering its solutions in both an in-house and service bureau environment. It is a leader in core systems, business intelligence, branch automation, payment processing, enterprise content management, lending, risk management, compliance, financial accounting, mortgage and self-service solutions. The company is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Harland Clarke Holdings Corp., which also owns Harland Clarke and Scantron.

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