The Financial Information Services Division (FISD) industry group has officially announced the appointment of Thomas Davin as vice president, replacing Mike Atkin who had long held the position until his surprise departure near the end of last year. Davin, who spoke at December’s FIMA event in London on the FISD’s behalf, joins after 18 years at The Nasdaq Stock Market. His most recent role there was senior vice president for market data distribution supporting Nasdaq’s real-time market data business. In the FISD role, he will also be responsible for its reference data initiatives and liaising role with various industry bodies. The FISD is part of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA).
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