2009 Systems Awards Ceremony

Each year Goodacre organises an Awards Ceremony in recognition of the Systems Suppliers within the Financial Services Industry.

This year the awards ceremony took place on 22nd April 2009, on the HQS Wellington, moored opposite Temple tube station. The event took the form of an evening cocktail reception, kindly sponsored by BNP Paribas, followed bydinner and a celebrity speaker.

This year’s celebrity speaker was Dr Ed Coats who was selected from over 650 applicants, to be the third team member of Team Qinetiq to race to the South Pole alongside Ben Fogle and James Cracknell. He shared with the audience his highs and lows of the journey, and presented each award.

The 2009 winners of The Systems In The City Awards were:

Company Awards  
Best Corporate Action & Reference Data Provider Interactive Data
Best Data Feed provider Interactive Data
Best Data Innovation Award Vhayu
Best Information Display System Proquote
Best Institutional Clearing Service BNP Paribas
Best Institutional Settlement System Broadridge-GLOSS
Best Low Latency Technology Vhayu
Best Marketing Material Peterevans
Best Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF) Chi-X
Best New Development Sungard Ambit Apsys
Best Retail Settlement System JHC
Best Wealth Management Clearing Service Pershing Limited
Best Wealth Management System Pulse Software
Best Website Development MBA Systems
Most Cost Effective System Investmaster
Most Effective Outsourcing Support OMX Securities
Superior Customer Service Rhyme Systems
Individual Awards  
Sales Executive of the Year John Munro -Sungard
Highest Rated CEO Chris Potts - Rhyme
SIMA Award for Best Newcomer James O’Sullivan – BNP Paribas Securities Services

APCIMS Awards for Exceptional Customer Service

Sara Smith – Peter Evans

Lifetime Achievement Award John Hemming MP - JHC

Goodacre supported the SSAFA Charity once again and various forms of fund raising took place during the evening, helping the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association.