Bangalore, India (PressExposure) November 03, 2009 -- Eka Software Solutions, the leading provider of Commodity Trading and Risk Management software, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Daniel McEvoy as Vice President, Global Head Metals & Mining. In his 20 plus years of experience, he has held senior management positions in the financial markets and commodities industries as well as with IT providers serving them. He will be based in Eka's USA office and will be responsible for Eka's metals & mining industry practice, covering industry strategy, new business and product development, sales and marketing.
"Dan is an enormous asset to the Eka team," says Mr. Manav Garg, CEO & Founder of Eka Solutions. "His background spans most aspects of international trade in a wide variety of commodities which combined with deep industry knowledge and consulting experience will undoubtedly help take our metals practice to the next level. I'm very excited about how we're growing and expanding our organization breadth and his coming on board is another vital step towards building our business."
Mr. McEvoy joins Eka from Brady PLC where he served as President of Brady USA, Inc. Prior to this, he has held senior management and leadership roles with two other software start-ups. Earlier in his career, Mr. McEvoy worked for Credit Suisse and Citibank where he gained experience in derivatives, project and trade finance and with two trading companies, Amalgamet and Cargill, where he traded physical non-ferrous metals, ores and concentrates. He is a former Special Advisor to the U.S. State Department during the U.S. participation in an international commodities agreement composed of producing and consuming countries and is a former Director of The Gold & Silver Institute.
"In today's competitive global commodities market, companies realize the need to reengineer their internal business processes and implement software systems that provide the tools to better manage their physical supply chain and reduce the risks that affect their bottom lines. Eka has the knowledge base, experience and ability to deliver multi-commodity, multi-currency trading systems that specifically address clients' business requirements. Eka's software solution has been a well-kept secret and is proving to be the preferred choice for companies seeking a comprehensive end-to-end global commodity supply chain and risk management system. I look forward to growing the metals and mining practice" says Mr. McEvoy.