Finastra CEO Syed Leaves for Vista

Chief executive of fintech giant to depart for role at parent private equity company.


Finastra was created after private equity firm Vista Equity Partners bought Misys in 2012, later merging it with D+H, which it acquired in 2013.

Simon Paris, the current deputy CEO, will become the full chief executive, the company has announced. Syed, who has been the CEO of Misys since 2012, and later the expanded firm, will be leaving to become an operating principal at Vista, and will remain on Finastra’s board.

Simon Paris, Finastra.

The appointment of Paris in the top spot is effective

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