Premialab hires ex-First Derivatives Alan Shannon as Head of Technology Solutions

Rick Steves

“His extensive expertise in capital markets and trading technologies, coupled with his deep understanding of institutional investors’ needs, will allow us deliver enhanced value from our unique data and analytics.”

Premialab, a prominent fintech platform specializing in quantitative investment strategies, has announced the appointment of Alan Shannon as the Head of Technology Solutions.

In this capacity, Mr. Shannon will oversee the advancement of a pivotal new market segment for the platform. With his extensive background in investment banking, derivatives, and technology, he is well-equipped to lead the development of innovative solutions tailored to institutional investors on a global scale.

Alan Shannon joins Premialab after First Derivatives, J.P. Morgan, UBS, RBC, Morgan Stanley

Alan Shannon, who will be based in London, brings over two decades of experience from his tenure at renowned investment banks such as J.P. Morgan, UBS, RBC Capital Markets, and Morgan Stanley. His most recent role was serving as the Head of EMEA Consulting at First Derivatives.

In his new role, Mr. Shannon will spearhead the implementation and expansion of Premialab’s cutting-edge technology and execution initiatives. By offering distinct data, analytics, and execution solutions, he aims to deliver heightened value to institutional investors around the world.

Adrien Geliot, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Premialab, expressed enthusiasm about the addition of Alan Shannon to the team. Geliot stated, “We are thrilled to have Alan join our team. His extensive expertise in capital markets and trading technologies, coupled with his deep understanding of institutional investors’ needs, will allow us deliver enhanced value from our unique data and analytics.”

Premialab hiring industry veterans to fortify its presence

Premialab has recently hired industry veterans Daniel Fields, former Global Head of Markets at Societe Generale; John Macpherson, former Managing Director at Goldman Sachs, Citibank, and Nomura; Marc Fisher, former Managing Director at Citibank and Deutsche Bank; and Georgios Sittas, former Managing Director at HSBC and Standard Chartered.

These selections highlight Premialab’s enduring plan to enhance its footprint in critical burgeoning markets, drawing from the triumph of its global data and analytics platform.

Acknowledged as an industry benchmark for data and risk analytics concerning quantitative strategies, Premialab’s capital markets infrastructure presently serves as a cornerstone for prominent asset managers, insurance companies, and pension funds.

This utilization expedites their digital transformation, improves their operational efficiency and risk management, all the while achieving cost reductions.

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