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Reuters Taps Barnes for Enterprise Information Marketing Role

Reuters has named Ken Barnes marketing director, Americas, for enterprise information products. Based in New York, Barnes will manage campaigns for the DataScope and real-time data feed products. Barnes previously led research and development initiatives with Reuters’ Innovation Program, and managed the Reuters strategic technology alliances. Before that, he managed data feed marketing for Bridge…

GoldenSource Hires Zill From CheckFree

GoldenSource – formerly known as Financial Technologies Inc (FTI) – has hired Mark Zill as executive vice president, with responsibilities including leadership and development of software operations for product management and development, customer care and international operations. Zill, based in New York. was previously with CheckFree Financial and Compliance Solutions through its acquisition of HelioGraph…

Perry Moves on From BearingPoint

After a brief stint at BearingPoint, Derek Perry has left to pursue other opportunities. Perry joined BearingPoint last year from Capco where he worked on reference data services.

Capco Adds Chelliah, Bennett to Team

Capco has brought onboard two new executives. Gopi Chelliah has been named partner and executive vice president, business process outsourcing and sourcing development, based in London. He will also be a key member of Capco’s Executive Management Committee and the Capco Transformation client services team. Chelliah joins from Deutsche Bank where he was managing director,…

Fortis Restructuring Sees Deschênes Named CIO

As part of Belgium-based Fortis’ restructuring, Alain Deschênes has been appointed chief information officer, responsible for providing vision, strategy, leadership and management to information systems and technology across Fortis’ banking and insurance operations. He will report to Herman Verwilst, deputy CEO and chief operating officer. Joining his team is Jean-Pierre Cardinael as chief technology officer,…

Shipperlee Rejoins S&P as European MD for Risk Solutions

Stuart Shipperlee is rejoining Standard & Poor’s as its new European managing director for the Risk Solutions division, based in London. Shipperlee, who will report to Gary Kearns, global leader for Credit Risk Services, was previously managing director of European operations for U.S. insurance ratings agency AM Best, and before that spent 10 years at…

XcitekSolutionsPlus Hires CA Specialist Thoma for Client Services

XcitekSolutionsPlus last month hired Steve Thoma as senior client administrator within the client services team in Birmingham, AL., to provide production support and implementation of XSP within North America. Thoma was previously corporate action reorganization manager at Fifth Third Bank, and corporate action specialist at Bank One Trust. Further expansion in Birmingham, New York and…

A-Team Welcomes Maryann Houglet to Spearhead Strategic Consulting

A-Team is pleased to announce that Maryann Houglet has joined to spearhead A-Team’s strategic consulting business. She brings with her over 25 years experience in the securities industry worldwide leading businesses, providing marketing and corporate development expertise at financial information services firms. As an independent consultant, her clients have included Interactive Data Corporation, Thomson Financial…

Competition is good, right?

We all know that competition is good, right? But can competition be good when you’re talking about industry organizations, supposed to be there to facilitate cooperation among commercially driven, competitive business entities? What happens when the industry associations suddenly become competitive themselves? Will it impede progress or will it provide further impetus to progress the…

Kirby Moves On to Growing Accenture Data Management Business

Reference data advocate Anthony Kirby has started work for Accenture, based in London. At the expanding data management services group within Accenture, Kirby has been named U.K. regional sales director and associate partner within its capital markets practice. He will report to U.K. partner Chris Broyden, and to lead partner for data management services Patricia…