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Bloomberg Coup as it Hires NYSE Technologies’ CEO to Spearhead Enterprise

In a coup for Bloomberg, the vendor has appointed Stanley Young, who was until very recently the CEO of NYSE Technologies, as head of the Bloomberg Enterprise Products and Solutions Division. Young’s jumping ship to Bloomberg is a blow to NYSE Euronext but another sign of Bloomberg’s serious intent to develop the enterprise area, coming…

NYSE Technologies’ Young Heads to Bloomberg

Bloomberg has hired away NYSE Technologies CEO Stanley Young to be CEO of its Enterprise Products and Solutions (EPS) division. At Bloomberg, Young will report to Mark Pesonen, who is elevated from the CEO role to become chairman of that division. According to a Bloomberg spokesperson, Pesonen “will continue to oversee the long-term vision and…

Misra Exits Algo Technologies

According to an email he circulated earlier today, Hirander Misra has resigned as CEO of Algo Technologies, a vendor of low-latency data management and connectivity, and matching engines. Misra gave no reason for the resignation, but said he would remain a board director and shareholder in the company. As for his immediate future, Misra said…

Thomson Reuters’ Roche Takes On Enterprise Realtime – But Not Elektron

With Mike Powell taking over as global head of Enterprise content at Thomson Reuters Markets, long-time real-time tech head Terry Roche is stepping in to take on the role of business head for Realtime, relinquishing his former development responsibilities to Enterprise CTO David Kelly. But Roche’s remit, however, doesn’t extend to Elektron, the Enterprise group’s…

Thomson Reuters Finally Fills S&T Top Slot

Filling a longstanding void at the top of its Sales & Trading business unit, Thomson Reuters has named former IBM general manager for banking and financial markets Shanker Ramamurthy as president, Sales & Trading, effective June 20. The top slot at Thomson Reuters’ largest operating unit, with revenues of $3.5 billion and 2,700 staff, had…

Thomson Reuters’ Redwood Steps Down; What’s Next?

The resignation this week of Mark Redwood, head of Thomson Reuters Markets’ Sales & Trading unit, confirms Step 2 of the three-step CEO succession scenario we outlined back in March. But it appears that despite two of our three predictions coming to pass, Thomson Reuters will look outside the firm when it moves to name…

End/Beginning of an Era

Yes, it’s true. Roger Hawkins has realised his dream and sold his Oriel Selection specialist recruitment business in order to live the dream in Spain. I fully expect to see him working harder than ever. The lucky acquirer is none other than our friend Aston Sinfield at Synergy Selection. As many of you know, both…

Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad

When we first heard the latest theory on the succession plan for the former Reuters – that is to say, the market data vendor now known as Thomson Reuters Markets – we thought it was just so much tittle-tattle. It was back in October or November, and the integration of Reuters with Thomson Financial had…

The Sun Sets For Larry, Rises For Others?

It’s been a while I know, but this blogging business just keeps getting pushed to the bottom of the list. My thanks then to “Uncle” Tom Groenfeldt for alerting me on his blog to the recent departure from Sun Microsystems of Larry Scott, where he was vice president for financial services. Larry is going somewhere,…