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genesis Hires Nick Kolba as Head of Platform

Capital markets software firm genesis has appointed Nick Kolba as Global Head of Platform. Co-Founder and Chair of the FDC3 program at the Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS), Kolba has 20 years of experience including as Chief Technology and Product Officer at OpenFin and, prior to that, as a Technology Director at Thomson Reuters, where he…

Finantix Appoints Albert Iselin Executive Director, EMEA

Finantix, technology provider to the wealth management, insurance and banking industries, has appointed Albert Iselin to the role of Executive Director for EMEA, further widening his remit and responsibilities. His team includes new hire Aurelia Philippoz who joins the Swiss team as Inside Sales and Marketing Executive. Based in Switzerland, Iselin will continue to report to Finantix…

Pico Taps Frank Troise as Co-CEO

Markets technology and infrastructure specialist Pico has named electronic trading veteran Frank Troise as co-CEO in what current chairman, CEO and founder Jarrod Yuster terms the latest step toward taking the company to the next level of growth. The move – which will tap Troise’s operational expertise to support Pico’s expansion across its target market…

André Helfenstein Joins the Board of Directors of SIX

Shareholders at SIX’s AGM yesterday elected André Helfenstein to the Board of Directors. He becomes the representative of Credit Suisse with immediate effect, replacing Thomas Gottstein. The 53-year-old Swiss and British citizen is CEO of Credit Suisse (Switzerland) and a member of the Executive Board of Credit Suisse Group, responsible for the bank’s entire Swiss…

BTON Financial Makes Two Strategic Hires

BTON Financial, an automated outsourced trading desk for asset managers, has appointed txo new strategic hires to meet the growing demand for its services. Charles Phan, an experienced hedge fund CTO, quant strategist and trader joins as Chief Technology Officer to drive the firm’s technology strategy and delivery; while Caroline Holmes, a regulatory expert and…

OpenFin Hires Adrian Crockett as Chief Product Officer

OpenFin, an operating system (OS) provider deploying around 1,200 desktop applications to both buy and sell-side firm, has hired Adrian Crockett as Chief Product Officer. Crockett is the co-founder and former CEO of Pellucid Analytics, an integrated platform that streamlines the creation of investment banking pitch books. Prior to that, Crockett headed investment banking strats…

Richard Hills Joins big xyt

big xyt, an independent provider of market data analytics, has hired Richard Hills as Head of Client Engagement. Working alongside Mark Montgomery, Head of Strategy and Business Development, Hills will help to drive client innovation using a partnership engagement model. He will be responsible for promoting client awareness of big xyt’s products and services, and…

Eventus Systems Hires Roger Chandler to Build European Presence

Texas-based trade surveillance and market risk software platform provider Eventus Systems has hired Roger Chandler as Senior Sales Engineer for Europe, based in London. Reporting to Scott Schroeder, Eventus Global Head of Sales, Chandler will be responsible for servicing existing clients and driving the firm’s growth in the EMEA region. He was most recently Technology…

Tim Macek Joins Sterling Trading Tech

Sterling Trading Tech (STT) has appointed Tim Macek as the Director of Technical Operations and Infrastructure. Macek previously served in several senior management positions at UBS, where he led cross-functional teams of developers and IT specialists and oversaw all of UBS Asset Management’s trading technology and networking systems. He will assume day-to-day leadership of the…

Genesis Names Oliveira to Head Sales and Marketing

Low-code development enabler Genesis has named Felipe Oliveira as global head of sales and marketing. Genesis’ platform supports the development of microservices in capital markets. Oliveira previously held senior roles at Amber Capital Management, a risk arbitrage hedge fund, and Agora Senior Securities, acquired since by Banco Bradesco. More recently, he has held commercial strategy…