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Semarchy Appoints Richard Branch General Manager UK and Northern Europe

Experienced leader to drive business development in the UK and Nordics for Evolutionary MDM solutions

Maidenhead, UK – 15 November, 2013

Semarchy, the Data Convergence Company announces the appointment of Richard Branch as General Manager for the United Kingdom and Northern Europe. Branch joins the executive team to assist with the continued growth of the company by introducing its Evolutionary MDM solutions to the UK and Northern European markets.

Semarchy Convergence is an Evolutionary MDM platform that brings business and IT together in an iterative process for better data governance. It drives and maintains the quality of Master Data to allow accurate cross-domain analytics and better operational efficiency while supporting increased data transparency and traceability.

“Semarchy brings a new approach to master data management. I am excited to join the Semarchy management team with their history of building high-quality technologies. I am particularly looking forward to taking Semarchy’s game-changing platform to new customers and partners by competing with the traditional products.” said Richard Branch.

Mr. Branch has over 30 years of experience in the software industry, having previously worked with leading-edge companies to establish teams in the Nordics and United Kingdom. Over the years, together with BI, Branch has specialized in master data management, data governance and data integration and held senior positions with organizations such as Sunopsis, Oracle and Informatica.

“We are delighted to have Richard with us,” commented Salah Kamel, Semarchy’s Founder and CEO. “Combining his experience and market knowledge with Semarchy’s innovative products and approach is a cocktail for success.”

Mr. Branch, who studied Business Studies and Computer Science at Brunel University added, “I have no doubt that the Semarchy Convergence Platform and Evolutionary MDM approach will excite the market and generate new opportunities for partnerships with system integrators and customers.”

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About Semarchy

Semarchy ( enables organizations to consolidate and enrich master data across all their business domains. Semarchy Convergence for MDM is the only Evolutionary MDM platform specifically designed to reduce Master Data Management (MDM) project timescales and costs, for simple as well as complex master data projects.