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Interim Chief Bentley Gone as Itiviti Names FIS’s Mackay CEO

Itiviti interim CEO Richard Bentley has left the company following the appointment of former FIS chief operating officer Robert Mackay as CEO. Bentley was instrumental in the merger of Ullink, where he was chief product officer, and  Itiviti, which closed in March 2018. On the day of the merger, Itiviti CEO Torben Munch was named…

Fonetic Hires ex JP Morgan and Apama Execs to Drive Global Expansion

Fonetic, a provider of voice processing, compliance and surveillance technology, has made two hires across Europe and North America in response to demand for voice surveillance systems. Thomas Dinneny, former head of trade surveillance at JP Morgan, will be responsible for driving strategy and new business in the Americas, while industry stalwart Tony Foreman, who…

State Street Names Lou Maiuri as Chief Operating Officer

State Street has named Lou Maiuri, previously head of the firm’s global markets and exchange businesses, as chief operating officer. In this role, he will have overarching responsibility for State Street’s IT, global delivery, global exchange, Charles River Development and product teams. Maiuri will continue to serve on State Street’s management committee and report to…

TradingTech Summit Discusses Brexit, Market Complexity, Innovation, and More!

A-Team Group’s first TradingTech Summit under the TradingTech Insight brand got off to a great start with Beate Born, executive director of risk and regulatory management at UBS Wealth Management, providing an inspirational industry keynote on the outlook for risk, regulation and sustainability in 2019. The presentation not only set the scene for the summit,…

Fintech Advisor Amar Rajani Joins VTFinTech Board

VTFinTech, a provider of index management and research evaluation services, has named Amar Rajani as a member of its board with immediate effect. Rajani is the founder and managing director of Argella, an advisory firm specialising in fintech and with specialist knowledge in research, data and analytics. Prior to founding Argella, Rajani spent 17 years…

LSE Group Names Tom Dunlap as CDO of Information Services Division

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has named Tom Dunlap as chief data officer (CDO) of its Information Services Division, which includes global index provider FTSE Russell. The role is new and gives Dunlap responsibility for developing and leading the division’s global data strategy, overseeing a global team across multiple sites, engaging with key global clients,…

Horizon Software Names Keith Todd as a Member of its Advisory Board

Horizon Software has named Keith Todd CBE as a member of its advisory board. The addition of Todd to the Horizon team follows a management buy-out of the company with private equity firm Capzanine in June 2018 and a period of sustained growth. Todd brings over 40 years of global technology business experience to institutions…

Digiterre Names Rob Swan as Partner and Commercial Director

Trading and investment technology supplier Digiterre has named Rob Swan as partner and commercial director. Swan has held positions at HSBC Asset Management, Close Brothers, Henderson Global Investors, Skandia Investment Management and Neuberger Berman. He most recently led the data services team at Calastone, where he offered a global distribution insight tool for both fund…

Neudata Names Jan Scibor-Kaminski as Managing Director

Alternative data specialist Neudata has named Jan Scibor-Kaminski as managing director. He was previously in the same role at Structured Retail Products, a data business for the structured products industry and part of the Euromoney Institutional Investor group, and has also worked at Goldman Sachs Asset Management and for Her Majesty’s Armed Forces. Neudata doesn’t…

AlgoTrader Names Richard Chmiel as Chief Operating Officer

AlgoTrader has hired Richard Chmiel as chief operating officer with a remit to grow US business and manage the algo trading solution company’s global sales, business development, client success and marketing. A veteran of the financial services industry, Chmiel’s career includes periods as a senior executive at Bloomberg, global head of sales and marketing at…