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Finastra Hires CDO to Lead Data Product Roadmap

Finastra has hired Lisa Fiondella as chief data officer to lead data strategy. She is responsible for developing a data product roadmap and managing the process of bringing new data products to market based on data mined from the company’s FusionFabric.cloud platform and cloud-based solutions. Fiondella has experience spanning data, analytics, financial services, product management,…

Finantix Adds Senior Hires to Swiss Team

Finantix, a technology provider to wealth management, insurance and banking, has made two senior hires to its Swiss team. Albert Iselin joins as executive director for DACH (Germany, Austria, and Switzerland) and Anja de Troyer joins as client product manager. Both have a remit to support and grow the firm’s presence in the region. Iselin…

All Change at the Bank for International Settlements

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has named Jerome Powell, chair of the Federal Reserve System, as chair of the Global Economy Meeting and Economic Consultative Committee. He succeeds Mark Carney. John Williams, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, becomes chair of the BIS Consultative Council for the Americas. Sir Jon Cunliffe,…

Marion Leslie Leaves Refinitiv to Head Up SIX Financial Information

Marion Leslie has stepped down from the role of managing director of Refinitiv’s Enterprise business and will join SIX as leader of SIX Financial Information and a member of the SIX executive board on January 1, 2020. She will succeed Robert Jeanbart, who has decided to retire at the end of this year. Jeanbart joined…

Asset Control Sets Up Practices Group to Provide Consultancy to Customers

Asset Control has set up a practices group that will provide expert consultancy to new and existing customers with a view to helping them optimise their use of data mastering and data exploration to solve specific business challenges. The group will be led by Gil Leon, a business, technology and strategy expert with a 30-year…

Tim Fox Joins SmartStream RDU as Product Manager

Tim Fox has joined SmartStream RDU as product manager with responsibility to evaluate industry requirements and make recommendations on the development of new and existing products. He will also steer the business strategy behind each product, help to gather business requirements and launch new products and industry collaborations. With over 25 years’ experience working in…

Refinitiv Promotes Phil Wellard to Chief Information Officer

Refinitiv has promoted Phil Wellard from chief technology officer (CTO) to the broader role of chief information officer (CIO). In his new role, Wellard leads Refinitiv’s enterprise technology and cyber security organisation, which comprises a team of about 5,000 staff and strategic partners, and develops, operates and secures all Refinitiv products, infrastructure and technology. He…

Fenergo Appoints Louise O’Connell to New Role of Chief Customer Officer

Fenergo, a provider of digital client lifecycle management solutions (CLM) for financial institutions, continues to build its team with the appointment of Louise O’Connell to the newly created role of chief customer officer. The role is aligned with Fenergo’s strategic goal to become even more client centric and was created to drive a coordinated, client-centric…

Volante Adds Senior Executives to Support Growth

Volante Technologies, a provider of technology and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) to accelerate digital transformation and payments modernisation has made two senior strategic hires to drive continued growth of the company. Executive in residence and non-executive board director Harp Grewal has been appointed chief operating officer (COO) with responsibility for managing and delivering company growth. Deepak Gupta,…

First Derivatives Founder Brian Conlon Dies

Brian Conlon, the Northern Irish founder and CEO of the £1 billion+ FinTech firm First Derivatives, lost his battle with cancer on July 28, 2019 at the age of 53. Conlon started at KPMG and worked briefly at Morgan Stanley and software firm Sunguard before starting First Derivatives. He listed the company in 2002 but…