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BMLL Appoints Paul Humphrey as CEO to Drive Up Business Scale

BMLL Technologies, a data engineering and analytics firm initially spun out of the machine learning labs in the engineering department at Cambridge University, has appointed Paul Humphrey as CEO with responsibility to drive up the scale of the business and realise its mission to democratise access to granular market data and analytical products at speed…

London Stock Exchange Confirms Murray Roos as Group Director, Capital Markets

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has confirmed Murray Roos as group director, capital markets, and a member of the LSEG executive committee with effect from April 1, 2020. As announced by the group in April 2019, he will replace Raffaele Jerusalmi, who will continue in the role until Roos joins. Roos will report to LSEG…

LiquidityBook Adds to EMEA Client Service Team

LiquidityBook, a provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) trading solutions, has named two London-based hires for its EMEA client service team. James Pearson joins from Schneider Trading Associates, where he most recently served as head of IT and takes on the role of technical implementation analyst; while Abdullah Al Nasiri joins from Fidessa to serve as a…

LSEG Names Arne Staal Head of Research and Product Management, Information Services

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has named Arne Staal to the newly created role of head of research and product management in its Information Services Division (ISD). Staal will lead the two complementary areas of ISD, linking up research and thought leadership with product strategy and development. Staal joins LSEG from Aberdeen Standard Investments where…

Charles River Development Names Spiros Giannaros as President

Charles River Development, a State Street company, has named Spiros Giannaros as president with responsibility for day-to-day operations of the company including product, development, sales and services for the Charles River Investment Management Solution. Giannaros will report to John Plansky, CEO of Charles River and leader of State Street Global Exchange and State Street AlphaSM….

CQG Hires to Bolster Asia Pacific Presence

CQG, a provider of technology solutions for traders, brokers, commercial hedgers and exchanges, has announced that Benjamin Soong has joined the firm as president, APAC, and Rick Chang as head of Greater China. Rod Giffen, formerly CQG president, APAC, takes the new role of chief experience officer. Soong joins CQG from Ledger, where he was…

Bloomberg’s Presidential Run Poses Challenges for Bloomberg News

Michael Bloomberg’s decision to run for the Democratic Party’s nomination for US president poses some thorny questions around impartiality for the editors who run Bloomberg News. Following his announcement this month that he will seek the Democrat nomination, Bloomberg editor-in-chief John Micklethwait posted a memo to staff outlining the possible conflicts posed by Mr. Bloomberg’s…

Redline Hires Andrij Wowkodaw as Global Head of FX Exchange

Redline Trading Solutions, a provider of high-performance market data and order execution systems for automated trading, has named Andrij Wowkodaw as global head of foreign exchange. Wowkodaw brings over 15 years of buy-side and sell-side electronic and algorithmic trading experience to Redline. Most recently, he was director of eFX quantitative analysis at Scotiabank. Before that,…

Luminex Adds Financial and Technology Professionals

Luminex Trading & Analytics, a buy side-owned trading venue delivering efficient, low-cost block executions, has hired three financial and technology professionals to meet growing engagement with its platform by its community of investment management firms. Joshua Reed has joined as a sales and relationship manager, Joshua Opper as director of infrastructure, and Robin Burr as…

DTCC Promotes Lynn Bishop to CIO

DTCC has appointed Lynn Bishop as chief information officer with responsibility for the ongoing development and testing of the technology that supports DTCC’s post-trade infrastructure, communications networks, processing and messaging systems, as well as the IT applications underlying DTCC’s products and services. Bishop is a member of the firm’s management committee and reports directly to…