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17 Aug 2016

Thomas Zink Joins IDC Financial Insights Europe

London, United Kingdom, August 17, 2016 — IDC today announced the arrival of Thomas Zink as Associate Research Director, Financial Insights, IDC Europe. In this role, Zink will manage IDC Financial Insights, while covering the technological landscape of the European banking industry with a particular focus on payments and omnichannel strategies.

"Having gained extensive experience in the financial industry in a variety of roles, Thomas is well placed to leverage this experience and build on the work of the European IDC Financial team, driving customer engagement and overall research strategy, continuing to establish IDC as the premier provider of research, advisory and events for vendors and end users in the financial space," said Thomas Meyer, Group Vice President, Systems and Infrastructure Solutions, IDC

Zink was previously research manager at IDC Financial Insights in Asia, covering the payments industry end-to-end from retail to global transaction banking. For over a decade, he has covered Asia's banking industry as a researcher and journalist and is well connected to leading practitioners from banks, payment providers and the vendor community in the region. He is a frequent speaker on the circuit, including speaking and moderating at events such as The Asian Banker Summit, Retail Banking Innovations, IDC CIO Summits, and the IDC Asian Financial Congress

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khushbu Bohra
+44 20 8987 7111