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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…

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.

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.

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…

Telekurs Hires Martin, Dowdall For Dublin Office

Rachel Martin and John Dowdall have been hired as of business consultants at Telekurs Financial. Both will be based in Telekurs’ recently opened Dublin Office. Martin joins from Dow Jones Newswires where she was most recently head of product management for EMEA and Asia Pacific. Dowdall joins from Investors Bank and Trust (Ireland) Ltd where…

Access International Accesses Buckner For CEO Role

Access International Financial Services, a provider of reference data management tools and services, has appointed John Buckner as president and chief executive officer. “I am very pleased and excited to join Access International and look forward to leading this highly talented team,” says Buckner. “The company is well positioned to become the industry’s leading products…

Telekurs Financial Expands Sales Team

Telekurs Financial (UK) has added to its sales and marketing team in London and Dublin and hired FT Interactive Data (FTID) sales executive Caroline O’ Shaughnessy to lead its business with third-party vendors. O’ Shaughnessy joined last week as Business Channel Sales director, reporting to Beat Koch, CEO of Telekurs Financial (UK). She spent eight…