John Hamer

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John Hamer
Occupation Chairman
Employer Fidessa
Location London

John Hamer is the executive chairman of Fidessa, an independent software vendor that services both the buy side and sell side. [1]


Hamer joined the group in January of 1983 and was chief executive between 1992 and July 2001 when the group had multiple business streams, each with its own chief executive. He became chairman of the group in July 2001, when the group focused on the Fidessa business by divesting the help desk and call center software businesses. He currently has no other material business commitments.[2]


Hamer has a BSc. Hons. in Computer Science from Leeds University.[3]


  1. Fidessa Interim Results 2001. Fidessa.
  2. Fidessa Directors. Fidessa.
  3. FIDESSA GROUP PLC. Bloomberg/Businessweek.