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Ex-Sesame head Chris Pitt joins Focus

Software provider Focus Solutions has appointed former Tata Consultancy Services consultant Chris Pitt to the position of lead business consultant.

He is tasked with working with the firm’s sales response unit to help develop and promote Focus 360, the firm’s new office software system.

Pitt previously worked as head of Sesame’s proposition development. There he helped move its base of 1,500 users from using software product MiSolution to Sesame Office.

He has also worked in the past for CMG, Coventry Building Society and Abbey National.

Focus Solutions chief executive Richard Stevenson says: “Chris is a very well known and respected figure within the financial services market and his addition to Focus demonstrates our commitment to invest in the right skills and people to develop the company further.”

Pitt says: “Focus has a good reputation in the market for delivering sales process automation solutions and the development of this advanced sales and back office single platform will further enhance their reputation for delivering innovative solutions that provide real benefit to their customers.

“There has been a lot of interest in Focus 360 and I am very much looking forward to working with Focus’ customers in developing their strategy and vision for their sales processes and being a part of this innovation.”

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