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André Helfenstein Joins the Board of Directors of SIX

Shareholders at SIX’s AGM yesterday elected André Helfenstein to the Board of Directors. He becomes the representative of Credit Suisse with immediate effect, replacing Thomas Gottstein. The 53-year-old Swiss and British citizen is CEO of Credit Suisse (Switzerland) and a member of the Executive Board of Credit Suisse Group, responsible for the bank’s entire Swiss…

Warren Barkley Joins Clearwater as CTO

Clearwater Analytics, an SaaS solution for investment data aggregation, reconciliation, accounting, and reporting, has appointed Warren Barkley as Chief Technology Officer. Barkley was formerly General Manager in the AWS Machine Learning Group at Amazon and has held roles at Microsoft and SMART Technologies, as well as holding over 60 worldwide patents in networking, wireless, communications,…

Asset Control Appoints Daniel Kennedy to Drive APAC Sales

Cloud-based data management specialist Asset Control has hired Daniel Kennedy as its new Head of Sales for Asia Pacific, based in Singapore and reporting to Head of International Sales Gary Appleby. Kennedy will be responsible for leading the firm’s sales team in the region. He joins from banking software provider FIS, where he acted as…

Neudata Opens Shanghai Office, Hires China-Focused Data Strategist

After seeing an increase in demand for data scouting services in Asia, London-based independent data sourcing and research service Neudata announced today that it has opened an office in Shanghai and hired Helena Yu to manage its client data requests in the region. The Neudata Scout platform captures over 3,500 datasets across sentiment, social media,…

COVID 19: Services Directory

As the coronavirus crisis extends into the medium to long-term, technology vendors and solutions providers are stepping up to the plate with a wide variety of services and support for clients to assist them through the data management challenges presented by the new operational and working environment. Below, you can find these collated into an…

Brett Schechterman Leaves Rimes for IHS Markit

IHS Markit has hired asset management technology expert Brett Schechterman as the Global Head of cross-asset class investment management platform thinkFolio. Schechterman will report to Senior Vice President and Head of Solutions Andrew Eisen. He was formerly Head of Fixed Income Platform Solutions at UBS Asset Management and has also held senior roles at Legal…

Welcome to DMS Virtual – A Groundbreaking Model for Today’s New Normal

Events have overtaken us this week (so to speak), and while we have put tremendous effort into our Data Management Summit this year, it became apparent that due to health and safety concerns in addition to event attendance restrictions for many participants, our live event will no longer be able to go ahead tomorrow. However,…

VIDEO: How To Determine The True Value of Data, with Rocky Martinez

The A-Team Group Data Management Summit is fast-approaching, and with a spotlight on how to improve operational efficiency and enhance revenue opportunities through data, identifying value is a key topic for 2020. We are delighted to welcome Rocky Martinez, Chief Technology Officer at SmartStream RDU, to give us a sneak peek into his keynote speech…

Broadridge Acquires FundsLibrary in European Data Push

Broadridge Financial Solutions has completed its acquisition of European fund data specialist FundsLibrary in a bid to boost its pan-European regulatory communications and digital data platform, which supports the lifecycle of fund data, documents, and regulatory reporting for the investment industry. FundsLibrary’s solutions enable fund managers to increase distribution opportunities and help them comply with…

Syniti Appoints Jules Beck as President Europe & Africa; Clive Bellmore as Chairman

Syniti, a global data solution provider, has named industry and region veteran Jules Beck as President for its Europe & Africa (EUAF) region, succeeding Clive Bellmore, who will assume the post of Chairman for Syniti EUAF. A known leader in the industry, Beck has led rapid growth of several software and services businesses, including Axon…