Misys has appointed Scot Spear as its new regional sales director for Middle East and Africa. Spear will oversee new business development and client relationships across the region.

Spear has more than 25 years of experience in software sales and marketing. He joins Misys from P2 Energy Solutions where he was responsible for the Mea sales team and Emea channel partners. Before joining P2 Energy Solutions, Spear served as the senior vice-president of global sales and marketing at Apex Analytix where he was responsible for all aspects of sales and marketing and driving revenue growth globally.

Frank Brienzi, president and chief sales officer at Misys, comments on the hire: “We are very excited to have Scot on board and believe that he will bring the discipline and focus required to help deliver on our growth projections. Scot brings valuable experience to our business to ensure that we improve operational excellence, continue to build a high performance sales organisation and execute our vision to grow significantly in the Mea region.”