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Digiterre Names Rob Swan as Partner and Commercial Director

Trading and investment technology supplier Digiterre has named Rob Swan as partner and commercial director. Swan has held positions at HSBC Asset Management, Close Brothers, Henderson Global Investors, Skandia Investment Management and Neuberger Berman. He most recently led the data services team at Calastone, where he offered a global distribution insight tool for both fund…

Digiterre Names Rob Swan as Partner and Commercial Director

Trading and investment technology supplier Digiterre has named Rob Swan as partner and commercial director. Swan has held positions at HSBC Asset Management, Close Brothers, Henderson Global Investors, Skandia Investment Management and Neuberger Berman. He most recently led the data services team at Calastone, where he offered a global distribution insight tool for both fund…

Vela Names Scott Visconti as Chief Technology Officer

Vela has named Scott Visconti as chief technology officer (CTO), a role reporting to CEO Jennifer Nayar and responsible for technology strategy, supporting growth and next stage development of Vela’s product stack, services and processes. Visconti will be based in Vela’s headquarters in New York and will lead the global development team while working alongside…

Neudata Names Jan Scibor-Kaminski as Managing Director

Alternative data specialist Neudata has named Jan Scibor-Kaminski as managing director. He was previously in the same role at Structured Retail Products, a data business for the structured products industry and part of the Euromoney Institutional Investor group, and has also worked at Goldman Sachs Asset Management and for Her Majesty’s Armed Forces. Neudata doesn’t…

AlgoTrader Names Richard Chmiel as Chief Operating Officer

AlgoTrader has hired Richard Chmiel as chief operating officer with a remit to grow US business and manage the algo trading solution company’s global sales, business development, client success and marketing. A veteran of the financial services industry, Chmiel’s career includes periods as a senior executive at Bloomberg, global head of sales and marketing at…

Cinnober Promotions Move Hans Sjöberg to CTO, Taraneh Derayati to Head of Sales

Cinnober is playing out its succession plan with the promotion of Hans Sjöberg to chief technology officer (CTO) and Taraneh Derayati to head of sales. Sjöberg joined Cinnober in 2012 and now replaces former CTO, Peter Lenti, a founder of the company who will remain active in a senior technology architect and advisory role. Taraneh…

Itiviti CEO Torben Munch Named to Lead Combined Firm of Itiviti and ULLINK

The merger of Itiviti and ULLINK was completed yesterday, with Itiviti CEO Torben Munch named to lead the combined entity. ULLINK CEO, Didier Bouillard, has elected to leave the company. The intention to combine the companies, both of which are owned by Nordic Capital, was put forward in November 2017 and with the transaction now…

Carlos Lopez Lansdowne Joins Exegy as Sales director Europe and Asia

Industry veteran Carlos Lopez Lansdowne has joined financial market data solutions provider Exegy as its sales director for Europe and Asia. He will support Exegy’s drive to prepare European clients for Markets in Financial Instruments II (MiFID II) compliance and to deploy solutions in Tokyo and Hong Kong. Based in London, Lansdowne will report directly…

Eze Software Sets Out its Approach to MiFID II

Following the appointment of David Quinlan, an 18-year veteran of Eze Software, as the company’s executive managing director of EMEA with responsibility for business development and a focus on the needs of growing numbers of EMEA clients within the scope of Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II), we caught up with Quinlan and…

Housden Brings Capital Markets Focus To Colt

Network and communications provider Colt Technology Services’ hire of Andrew Housden as vice president of capital markets may herald greater attention and effort on financial markets work by the company. Colt offers Colt PrizmNet, a financial sector extranet service, and MarketPrizm data feeds, hosting and connectivity solutions, as well as the Colt IQ Network which…