WINDSOR, Conn., Dec. 10, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:SSNC), a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, today announced Paul G. Igoe has been appointed senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, filling the vacancy created by the retirement of the Company's long-serving senior vice president and general counsel, Stephen V.R. Whitman. Mr. Igoe will be responsible for all legal matters and will report to Bill Stone, the Company's chairman and chief executive officer. Mr. Igoe was previously vice president, general counsel and secretary for Manchester, Connecticut-based Lydall, Inc. Prior to Lydall, Mr. Igoe served as associate general counsel and assistant corporate secretary for Teradyne, Inc. where he handled a wide range of legal issues, including securities compliance, mergers and acquisitions, commercial law, labor and employment and litigation. Previous to his employment at Teradyne, Mr. Igoe was a junior partner at Hale and Dorr (now WilmerHale). "We are pleased to announce Paul Igoe's appointment as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary," said Bill Stone, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, SS&C Technologies. "Paul's proven track record in merger and acquisitions will add valuable intellectual wealth to our growing team. I am delighted to appoint him to this critical role at SS&C. We also wish Steve Whitman all the best as he enters retirement." "I am excited to be working with SS&C and the entire executive team to help propel SS&C as it enters its next stage," said Paul Igoe. "And I look forward to leading this first class legal organization." Mr. Igoe will be based in Windsor, CT and will begin his new role on January 7, 2013. About SS&C Technologies SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial software-enabled services and software focused exclusively on the global financial services industry. Founded in 1986, SS&C has its headquarters in Windsor, Connecticut and offices around the world. Some 5,500 financial services organizations, from the world's largest institutions to local firms, manage and account for their investments using SS&C's products and services. These clients in the aggregate manage over $26 trillion in assets.