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Standard Chartered Opts for Asset Control’s PriceMaster

Standard Chartered has selected Asset Control’s AC PriceMaster to manage multi-sourced price data and generate risk factors for financial markets globally. The first phase of the implementation is projected for completion at the end of the year. According to Rajesh Bhatia, group head of market risk at Standard Chartered, the bank “is (active) in more…

Telekurs Hires Gräsner For Germany Sales & Marketing

Telekurs Financial has hired Frank Gräsner as head of sales and marketing for its Germany-based operation. Gräsner previously worked at firms including DWZ/Deutsche Borse, Dresdner Bank and GIS.

Volante Names Payne to Lead New England Sales

Volante Technologies has hired Doug A. Payne to lead the expansion of its New England sales. Prior to joining Volante, Payne was vice president, investment manager solutions, for State Street Corp., and has held positions at NewsEdge and Thomson Oasys.

Rogers Joins SmartStream in Middle Office and Trade Processing Solutions Role

Paul Rogers has joined SmartStream Technologies within its middle office and trade process management solutions business. Rogers, previously with Omgeo, Netik and Fidelity Brokerage Services, will be based in London and will report to UK principal consultant Lee Adams. His focus will be on SmartStream’s TLM PA (Transaction Lifecycle Management – Process Automation) product.

Information Mosaic Nab eVent Creators Fitzgerald, Baxter

Information Mosaic, the highest scorer in the CityCompass corporate actions benchmarking awards, has brought on board the creators of the eVent corporate actions solution Paul Fitzgerald and David Baxter to bolster its U.K. team. Fitzgerald and Baxter have been working with CheckFree, now owners of HelioGraph, which sells the eVent system they created in 2000….

O’Neill Joins XcitekConsultingServices in Recruitment Role

XcitekConsultingServices has hired Michael O’Neill as vice president, responsible for the recruitment and placement of securities operations professionals within financial institutions on a consulting basis. Prior to XCS O’Neill spent 15 years at the Depository Trust & Clearing Corp. (DTCC) where he was involved in areas such as settlement, income collection, underwriting, reorganization/redemption, reconciliation and…

Telekurs Financial Appoints New Ireland Sales Manager McManus

Meanwhile, Telekurs Financial has appointed a new sales manager for its Ireland branch. John McManus will be responsible for all new and existing clients in the Irish marketplace. He joins from Dublin-based Zarion where he was a business consultant focused on compliance and anti-money laundering solutions within the financial sector.

Butler Leaving Telekurs to Join Fox at FT Interactive Data

Louise Butler is leaving Telekurs Financial to join FT Interactive Data in October. In her new job, based in London, she will be senior marketing executive reporting to Anneliese Garvey.

Hodgson to Leave London Stock Exchange After 14 Years

After 14 years, Mike Hodgson will be leaving the London Stock Exchange in November. Hodgson has been involved in the Exchange’s market data and reference data product initiatives, most recently in product development for the Sedol project.

Rolfe & Nolan Adds Parker to European Sales Team

Rolfe & Nolan has added Gavin Parker to its European sales team, with a focus on order management solutions. He was previously managing director at Real Time Trading Systems and was IT director at Fortis Bank. Parker will report to Bill Herder, senior vice president, order management, and will be based in London.