Data Management Insight Category: People

FTI in New York Hires Sharma to Lead Professional Services

Financial Technologies International has appointed Chander Sharma vice president of its professional services division for the Americas and India. Sharma will be based at FTI’s New York headquarters where he will direct the professional services efforts of FTI’s Mumbai, India-based operations. His prime responsibilities will be negotiating and managing customer projects. Sharma has held senior...

FT Interactive Data Hires Nadler in Development

FT Interactive Data, has appointed David Nadler to the newly created position of vice president, global development. In the new role he will be responsible for the company’s technology and business processes. Nadler first worked with FT Interactive Data in the 1980s. For the past 18 years, he has run his own software consulting company,...

Telekurs Continues Staff Changes, Officially Opens Dublin Office

Continuing its expansion, Telekurs has hired several new people to its London sales force. Dan Haywood has joined the new business sales team as a sales manager. He was previously with Reuters, where he held a variety of posts in its enterprise solutions division in London. Levent Mehmet has moved to the new business sales...

SmartStream Takes Two for Northern Europe Sales

SmartStream Technologies has expanded its Northern European pre-sales team with the appointment of two new business consultants. Adam Phillips and Max Illis will both report to Pasquale Gizzi, head of pre-sales for Northern Europe, and will focus on business development for SmartStream’s Transaction Lifecycle Management solution across Northern Europe. Phillips has over 15 years experience...

Gershon Leaves Misys For City Networks In Asia

London-based financial software and services provider City Networks has hired Andy Gershon as sales manager for Asia in the company’s Hong Kong office. Gershon joins a team of 30 staff based in Hong Kong. He moves from Misys’ trading and risk management software division MKI, where he was regional sales manager for the Greater China...

MarketAxess Hires European Operations Head

MarketAxess, a multidealer platform for credit products and provider of related data, has hired Iain Baillie to head up its European operations. Baillie joins from Schroder Salomon Smith Barney, where he was managing director and before that head of investment grade secondary trading in Europe.

Xcitek Promotes Price, Schachter

Charles Price and Craig Schachter have both been promoted to senior vice president at corporate actions data provider Xcitek. Price, who has been with the company for 16 years, sees his role expanded from director of client services and sales support to encompass global sales. Schachter, who has been with the firm for eight years,...

FTI Hires Celent Analyst For Competetive Research

Financial Technologies International has hired Fritz McCormick as a competitive research analyst, dealing with marketing and strategic policy. Formerly an analyst at Boston-based Celent Communications he will be working out of FTI’s Boston and New York offices.

Strong Addition To HelioGraph

STP and financial messaging vendor HelioGraph, has appointed Simon Strong as programme manager for its corporate actions product eVent. Previously at TCA Consulting, Strong has worked in financial IT development and consultancy for over 15 years.

Whittle Heads Sales, Product Management At LSE’s Market Services Division

As well as the high-profile appointments in its Information Division, the London Stock Exchange also announced that Guy Whittle has started as head of sales and product management within its Market Services division. His responsibilities include identifying new customers for products and services, such as RSP Gateway, Crest network provision, covered warrants, and ETFs, as...