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Reuters DataScope Reference Data Group Bolsters Staff

Reuters has made a number of sales, operations and relationship hires within its DataScope reference data business group. Alistair Type has joined as business development manager. He was previously at FT Interactive Data. Pierre Poux becomes sales manager, based in Paris. He was previously deputy general manager and head of sales at Fininfo. Within operations,…

EDI Names Two to Reinforce London Sales Team

Reference data supplier Exchange Data International (EDI) has named two business development managers to its London sales team, both reporting to director Kevin Brady. Rickie Glasgow joins from Reuters, where he was product manager for DataScope Portfolio and Global Pricing. Andy Sabourin joins from HSBC’s market data division. Prior to that he was major accounts…

Brewin Consulting, Infoshare Develop Single Client View

Brewin Consulting has teamed up with Infoshare to develop and market Single Client View, a data quality solution aimed at providing a single view across all client and reference data within the financial institution. The solution features a set of rules and meta data used to create a consistent view of data, yielding benefits in…

Reuters to Offer Barra Risk Models to Australian Fund Managers

Reuters is adding Barra’s risk analytics to the information services it offers to fund managers in Australia. The move will allow portfolio managers to obviate the traditional delay in getting risk information on a portfolio. Instead, managers will be able to derive this information from their core market monitoring systems using the integrated Barra models.

Integrated Decision Systems Taps Christiansen for Relationship Management …

Integrated Decision Systems has hired Stephen Christiansen as senior director, relationship management. Christiansen joins the U.S. provider of portfolio management systems following stints in client-facing roles at ADP, Reuters and Quotron Systems. Don Totter, who joined as CEO recently, also spent time at ADP.

Trace Financial Names Cumberland to BizDev Role

Hugh Cumberland has joined Trace Financial as head of business development. Cumberland was previously at Mercator, where he was responsible for product management, until that company’s merger with Ascential Software. Prior to that, he held positions at Syntegra, Tantus, Quotient, Charterhouse, Banque Indosuez, Baring Securities and Swift. Trace Financial is a middleware and corporate actions…

Kirby Quits Deutsche Borse for Smartstream

Tony Kirby, the Reference Data Coalition (Redac) secretary and former leader of Reuters’ reference data strategy, has resigned from latest employers Deutsche Borse to take a job at Smartstream Technologies. Smartstream, a provider of transaction lifecycle management and corporate actions processing systems, last week announced that Kirby will join February 2 as director of market…

FTI’s Popple Departs to Start New Venture

Financial Technologies International U.K. sales executive Steve Popple has left the company. Popple plans to embark on a new venture; details weren’t available at press time.

Xenomorph Names Johnson to Lead Sales & Marketing

London-based financial data management and analytics supplier Xenomorph has named Greg Johnson director of sales and marketing. Most recently, Johnson was sales and marketing director for GL Trade in London. Before that, he helped found Netik, a provider of STP solutions.

Checkfree Names Three to Sell Heliograph Product Set

Following its recent acquisition of Heliograph, Checkfree has named three new sales executives charged with expanding the new unit’s suite of financial messaging products. Aaron Overy joins as sales associate with responsibility for the TradeFlow TPM system. His background includes stints at ABN Amro, Thomson Financial, Primark and BITA Plus, now Cor Risk Solutions, part…