Exberry taps ex-ICMA President to its advisory board

Rick Steves

Exberry has welcomed René Karsenti, a senior adviser to the International Capital Market Association (ICMA), to its advisory board.

René Karsenti, who served as president of the ICMA for 14 years, brings to the Exberry board of advisors years of invaluable leadership experience in international capital market financial institutions.

His leading role in financial markets includes working as Director of Treasury Operations at the World Bank Group from 1979 to 1989 in Washington D.C. as well as  Treasurer of the International Finance Corporation. He has also worked as Treasurer at the EBRD in London, UK.

From 1995 to 2006, Karsenti joined the European Investment Bank as Director General of Finance, based in Luxembourg. Besides serving as President of the ICMA from 2006 to 2014, he acted as Chairman of the International Finance Facility for Immunisation.

The provider of market infrastructure technology will be leveraging Karsenti’s know-how and network to fortify is decision-making sounding board as it scales in influence in the exchange, digital securities, digital assets marketplaces, and banks.

Focus on the ESG space

René Karsenti commented: “I am very pleased to join such an innovative and vibrant company. Looking forward to contributing to its success and enhancing efficiency and modernization of market exchanges and new marketplaces, particularly in the ESG space, for the benefit of the entire financial markets.”

Guy Melamed, co-founder and CEO at Exberry, said: “I am excited that Dr René Karsenti is joining Exberry’s advisory board, his experience and reputation precede him. His addition will strengthen Exberry’s position as a dominant technology player in the more established and traditional financial markets. It is an honor to have a capital markets veteran like Rene alongside me.”

Exberry offers a matching engine to empower trading in any asset under a cloud-native SaaS solution model for “unrivaled matching and price discovery capabilities, reshaping what’s possible for marketplaces and exchanges.”

The firm has recently launched Nebula, a turnkey solution that provides its clients and partners a full exchange and marketplace solution that features a central limit order book and  matching engine, with other critical components integrated out of the box.

Nebula aims to drastically lower the barrier of entry for both existing and traditional capital markets players and new digital securities and digitized assets marketplaces.

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