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Citadel Gets New CEO, Peter Little

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As reported in Reference Data Review‘s sister title A-Team IQ this quarter, buy side focused EDM vendor Citadel has a new investor and CEO – Peter Little. Little’s arrival follows the departure of former managing director Jean Williams, after a disagreement between her and the other Citadel directors about the future direction of the company. Little has more than 20 years’ experience in the financial technology industry. He was co-founder and managing director of Braid Systems, the provider of EAI and secure messaging technology that was acquired by Nasdaq-listed Mercator in 1999. Since then Little has held a number of roles including interim CEO at middleware vendor Dovetail Systems and chairman of software house Singularity. He has also been an active investor and board member of various firms including UK treasury, securities and derivatives software vendor City Networks and Whittaker & Garnier – a provider of CRM software to the hedge fund industry.

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