The Leader in Financial Delivery Solutions Software Group Expands its Operations with a New Office in the US

The company expands its management team with two key members

Software Group announced the opening of an office in Washington, D.C. This is the company’s eighth subsidiary around the world and will have a strategic role in serving global networks clients based in the USA such as The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The MasterCard Foundation, The International Finance Corporation (IFC), The World Bank, Vision Fund International, etc.

With this expansion, Software Group has officially completed its global network of offices. Headquartered in Sofia, Bulgaria, besides the new office in the US, the company has offices in Australia, Ghana, Egypt, India, Kenya, Mexico and the Philippines. The future expansion will be focused on the development of sub offices in strategic markets. Their aim will be to bring the company even closer to its key customers and to continue raising the level of services provided.

Software Group expands its leadership team with the appointment of two key members – Mr. Russell Taylor joins the team as Chief Commercial Officer and Mr. Stefan Gyoshev, as Global Sales Director. They will be responsible for the successful business development of the company and attracting new customers and partners.

“I am pleased to announce that with the opening of the Washington’s office we were able to finalize our global network of offices. I am happy to expand our leadership team with key professionals such as Russell and Stefan”, said Software Group’s founder and CEO Kalin Radev. “Currently, we have customers in over 60 countries and our solutions reach more than 20 million end users. The company has continuously built upon its growth with close to 50% year over year for the last couple of years.  To further strengthen our positions on the market, it is of key importance to rely on experienced and motivated teams, as well as to continue developing close relationships with our customers.”

Russell Taylor has over 20 years of experience in Retail Financial Services delivery and Information Technology consulting and management, in both developed and emerging markets. During his career, he held different management positions in leading global companies such as Temenos, SAP and Standard Bank of South Africa. Russell joined Software Group from Temenos where he was Regional Director North America. He spent there over 14 years in various roles in product management, community banking, business development and sales leadership in different geographies.

Stefan Gyoshev has close to 10 years of experience in the IT industry, concentrated on software sales. Before joining Software Group, Stefan has occupied a number of senior sales roles, the most recent being Territory Sales Manager for the US & Canada, at Progress. He graduated from the American University in Bulgaria and holds an MBA from the Hult International Business School in Boston, USA.

About Software Group:

Software Group is a global technology company that is specialized in delivery channel and integration solutions for the financial sector. Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Sofia, Bulgaria, it currently serves a worldwide client base from 9 regional offices located in Australia, Bulgaria, Egypt, Ghana, India, Kenya, Mexico, the Philippines and the USA. The Software Group’s team consists of nearly 300 professionals. Over the years the company shows a successful track record of more than 400 integration and delivery channels projects in over 60 countries. Software Group offers more than 40 solutions for alternative delivery channels, including agent networks management software with the option to work offline on tablet and phone, biometric data management, mobile and internet banking, solutions enabling financial institutions to reach customers in remote areas, and many others.