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SmartStream Names Eichen Head of U.S. Solution Services

Richard Eichen has joined SmartStream as general manager of U.S. solution services. Eichen, based in New York, will report to Lou Longhi, U.S. managing director, and will have responsibility for rolling out SmartStream’s STP Control Architecture (STPCA), aimed at transforming SmartStream from an application provider to a strategic partner. Eichen was previously managing director –...

Lammersdorf Steps Down as Deutsche Borse Head of Information Services

Christoph Lammersdorf is stepping down this month as managing director information services at Deutsche Borse. He will be succeed by Holger Wohlenberg, one of four new managing directors appointed by the German exchange in a management reshuffle. Wohlenberg joins from Deutsche Bank, where he was managing director in the global corporate finance division. Lammersdorf will...

DSTi Names Hunt to Head Product Strategy

DST International (DSTi) has appointed Ian Hunt as head of global product strategy. Hunt will assume responsibility for DSTi’s entire range of products and will direct future functionality plans, including the R&D priorities. Hunt will also be responsible for identifying potential acquisition targets if he decides there is a need to buy in products, modules,...

Netik Names Two to Sales Team

Netik has expanded its European and North American sales teams with the addition of Laura Bedborough and Doreen Severs. Bedborough joins as sales executive, reporting to Keith Hale, managing director of Netik’s Europe, Middle East & Africa region. She has responsibility for new business development in hedge funds, investment management, prime brokerage and hedge fund...

Telekurs (U.K.) Poaches Incarico from FT Interactive Data

Telekurs Financial has hired Ciro Incarico has joined the new-business sales team for the company’s U.K. subsidiary. Incarico joins Telekurs (U.K.) Ltd. from FT Interactive Data’s Boston sales office, where he spent the past three years as account/relationship manager, having worked for the FT Interactive Data for seven years.

Coexis Poaches O’Brien From ADP Brokerage Services

Donal O’Brien has joined U.K. reference data and rules-based processing system provider Coexis as director of business development. Most recently co-chief technology officer at ADP Brokerage Services Group, O’Brien was the original designer of ADP Wilco’s Gloss trade processing and settlement platform. At Coexis, he is reunited with Terry Williams, founder of Wilco, and will...

Reuters DataScope Reference Data Group Bolsters Staff

Reuters has made a number of sales, operations and relationship hires within its DataScope reference data business group. Alistair Type has joined as business development manager. He was previously at FT Interactive Data. Pierre Poux becomes sales manager, based in Paris. He was previously deputy general manager and head of sales at Fininfo. Within operations,...

EDI Names Two to Reinforce London Sales Team

Reference data supplier Exchange Data International (EDI) has named two business development managers to its London sales team, both reporting to director Kevin Brady. Rickie Glasgow joins from Reuters, where he was product manager for DataScope Portfolio and Global Pricing. Andy Sabourin joins from HSBC’s market data division. Prior to that he was major accounts...

Brewin Consulting, Infoshare Develop Single Client View

Brewin Consulting has teamed up with Infoshare to develop and market Single Client View, a data quality solution aimed at providing a single view across all client and reference data within the financial institution. The solution features a set of rules and meta data used to create a consistent view of data, yielding benefits in...

Reuters to Offer Barra Risk Models to Australian Fund Managers

Reuters is adding Barra’s risk analytics to the information services it offers to fund managers in Australia. The move will allow portfolio managers to obviate the traditional delay in getting risk information on a portfolio. Instead, managers will be able to derive this information from their core market monitoring systems using the integrated Barra models.