The 2010 Institutional Investor survey of the sell-side investor community has named BMC Software (NASDAQ:BMC) chief financial officer Steve Solcher the most effective and trusted CFO in the software sector.

Solcher also received a prominent position (#3) by the buy-side analysts polled by the magazine.

BMC’s vice president of investor relations, Derrick Vializ, also took top honors from the sell-side community, which ranked him first among his colleagues in the software sector.

Like Solcher, Vializ also was ranked very high (#2) by the surveyed buy-side analysts.

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