TP ICAP announces appointments to its Data & Analytics division

Maria Nikolova

Jeff Missimer joins TP ICAP from Bloomberg Polarlake as Head of Sales Americas, while Rhys Spencer has been promoted to Head of Sales Asia.

Provider of market infrastructure TP ICAP Group today announces the appointment of two senior roles in its Data & Analytics division. Jeff Missimer joins TP ICAP from Bloomberg Polarlake as Head of Sales Americas, while Rhys Spencer has been promoted to Head of Sales Asia.

The newly-created roles complete the division’s global sales leadership team, joining Lisa Ward, Head of Sales EMEA, and Jonathan Cooper, Global Head of Sales.

The new hires support TP ICAP Group’s wider strategy to diversify and grow its revenue streams and client base. The team’s immediate focus is to assist clients with their risk management and total cost of ownership using Data & Analytics’ new suite of solutions including its Bond Evaluated Price service and SURFIX market data API.

Jeff Missimer has vast experience, notably in the buy-side and energy and commodities space. Based in New York, he brings more than 25 years of experience, his most recent position being Head of Sales Americas at Bloomberg Polarlake.

Rhys Spencer has been with TP ICAP Data & Analytics for over 10 years, during which time he has built a deep understanding of the firm’s client base and the Asia Pacific region. Based in Singapore, he will be focused on implementing a talent acquisition strategy to establish a team focused on growing revenue from client segments including asset managers and hedge funds.

Jonathan Cooper, Global Head of Sales at TP ICAP Data & Analytics, said:

“Providing clients with insight from our unique data-led solutions is essential in helping them to make better-informed investment decisions and to meet their regulatory requirements. Alongside Lisa, appointing Jeff and Rhys strengthens our global sales coverage, enabling Data & Analytics to better anticipate and meet more of our clients’ needs over time.”

Read this next

Retail FX

Italian watchdog red flags Olympus Brokers, UnicoFX and Allfina Group

Italy’s Commissione Nazionale per le Società e la Borsa (CONSOB) has shut down new websites in an ongoing clampdown against firms it accuses of illegally promoting investment products in the country.

Retail FX

XTB revenues hits zł1.45 billion in 2022, Q4 earnings disappoint

Poland-based Forex and CFDs broker, XTB has reported its final results for Q4 of 2022 and the full fiscal year ending on December 31, 2022, showing one of its most successful corporate years.

Executive Moves

Lirunex Limited recruits Waleed Salah as head of MENA sales

Maldives-based brokerage firm Lirunex Limited has secured the services of Waleed Salah, who joined the company in the role of its head of sales for the MENA region.

Executive Moves

Trading 212 parts ways with co-founder Borislav Nedialkov

Trading 212 has a void to fill at its FCA-regulated business in London, following the departure of two key players, Raj Somal and Borislav Nedialkov.

Digital Assets

Binance acquires troubled crypto exchange GOPAX

Binance, the world’s largest digital asset trading platform, has reportedly acquired a majority stake in the troubled South Korea-based cryptocurrency exchange GOPAX.

Digital Assets

Kraken exits Middle East, closes UAE office

Digital currency exchange Kraken will close down its operations in Abu Dhabi, UAE and lay off the majority of its team focused on the Middle East and North Africa.

Industry News

CFTC comments on ION Cleared Derivatives issues after Russian-linked hack

“The ongoing issue is impacting some clearing members’ ability to provide the CFTC with timely and accurate data. As this incident unfolded, it became clear that the submission of data that is required by registrants will be delayed until the trading issues are resolved.”

Industry News

FCA took down 14 times more misleading ads in 2022 thanks to technology

The FCA has made significant improvements to the digital tools it uses to find problem firms and misleading adverts. These improvements have enabled it to work through a much larger number of cases compared with 2021.

Executive Moves

HKEX appoints ex-Goldman Sachs Matthew Cheong to lead platform’s focus on derivatives

“He has worked for a number of the world’s leading investment banks and his experience will be invaluable to HKEX as we continue to enhance our derivatives product offerings and build on our innovative and robust platform business, connecting capital with opportunities.”

<