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Thomson Reuters Strengthens Leadership of its Enterprise Business with Key Executive Appointments

Thomson Reuters today announced the appointments of industry executives David Kelly, Roseann Palmieri and Tanya Ezekiel to the leadership team of the Enterprise business. These strategic appointments demonstrate the investment Thomson Reuters is making to accelerate the existing growth of the Enterprise business and the delivery of its next generation solutions.

Thomson Reuters is transforming the global financial markets with a range of innovative content, application, and infrastructure solutions, including Thomson Reuters Elektron. Elektron is the new information network for the world’s financial markets and a key component of the firm’s innovation program.

David Kelly brings more than 20 years of technology expertise to his role as Chief Technology Officer, Enterprise. He will lead technical strategy across the Enterprise business and the continued development and deployment of all the Elektron assets. Prior to Thomson Reuters, Kelly served as Managing Director and Chief Technology officer at SAC Capital Advisors. While at SAC, he directed all technical strategies for software development and infrastructure design. Previously, David was the Head of Technology for the Americas at Barclays Capital. He has also held strategic technology roles at JPMorgan.

Roseann Palmieri joins Thomson Reuters on 17 May as Global Head of Enterprise Content. She brings more than 20 years of experience at major global banks to her new role driving the firm’s growth and business plan for pricing, valuations, reference data and enterprise data management. Roseann spent three years at Merrill Lynch as Chief Data Officer and Managing Director for Enterprise Information Management. Previously, she was Managing Director for GCIB Data Management at Bank of America Securities and before that Managing Director, Global Head of Equity Data Management at Deutsche Bank. Roseann started her career at Morgan Stanley where she was Vice President for Data Engineering, responsible for firm-wide security master, pricing and corporate action initiatives.

Tanya Ezekiel joins Thomson Reuters as Chief of Staff and Global Head of Business Operations, Enterprise. In this role she will be responsible for business execution and strategic initiatives across the Enterprise business. Previously, Tanya served as Managing Director for Bank of America, where she led Business Development activities for the company’s Global Markets Sales Group and as Director of Product Development for Electronic Trading at ICAP/Brokertec. She began her career at Salomon Brothers as a derivatives trader.

Jon Robson, president, Enterprise, Thomson Reuters, said: “Thomson Reuters core business growth in new content and technology is driving the next generation of trade automation solutions for the global financial markets. These key additions to the Enterprise leadership team will enable us to continue our fast-paced expansion, deliver open technology platforms and propel our business ever higher. The team offers a wealth of proven industry experience and these three new leaders will play a key role as we take Elektron’s new capabilities to market.”

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