XcitekSolutionsPlus has added Adrian Gray as senior client administrator to the client services team in the London office. Gray joins from SmartStream Technologies, where he was senior business consultant for corporate actions, responsible for conducting business cases, building GAP analysis and managing client and data vendor relationships. Prior to this, he was global head of content for corporate actions data at Reuters, and global product manager for Bridge Corporate Actions Service, as well as holding roles at Telesphere, Thomson Financial, Citymax and Telekurs (UK). At Xcitek, Gray will have responsibility for providing client production support and managing implementations of the XSP software at client sites in Europe.
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XcitekSolutionsPlus Adds Corporate Actions Manager Gray to Client Services Team
Rising volumes and increasing complexity of corporate actions are challenging market participants’ efforts to reconcile data, automate corporate actions processing, and contain costs. The culprits causing these challenges include legacy systems, missing skills, manual processes, data quality issues, and a lack of standardisation. Added to these is the increasing complexity of corporate actions such as...
Beate Born has moved on from a 15 year tenure at UBS to join the financial information business of Zurich-based SIX as head of global business management. In her new role she will drive the business’s key strategic goals. Born will also play a part in extending SIX’s strength beyond home markets and into international...
Now in its 12th year, the Data Management Summit (DMS) in London brings together the European capital markets enterprise data management community, to explore the evolution of data strategy and how to leverage data to drive compliance and business insight.
The European corporate actions market could be the stage of some pretty heavy duty discussions regarding standards going forward, particularly with regards to the adoption of both XBRL tagging and ISO 20022 messaging. The region’s issuer community, for one, is not going to be easy to convince of the benefits of XBRL tags, given the...