Trading Technologies announces series of promotions as Rick Lane leaves

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Geannopulos himself has rejoined Trading Technologies as Chairman and CEO earlier this year after leaving several years ago. He was a co-founder and president of Neurensic and previously executive vice president, global head of sales at TT.

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Trading Technologies has promoted four executive leaders in the organization to top positions within the fintech firm specialized in professional trading software, infrastructure, and data solutions.Farley Owens, former Head of Product Marketing, was elected President of TT and will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the company, specifically driving the execution of the company’s objectives to fuel growth.

Roger Mills – former EVP Finance who managed the full suite of corporate finance, treasury, and accounting – has been appointed Chief Financial Officer. The 20-year veteran will be in charge of strategic partnerships and corporate growth plans.

Guy Scott – former MD of Sales, Americas where he was the primary lead on sell-side relationships and buy-side sales – is now EVP Global Head of Sales and is responsible for all sales and business development worldwide.

Bharat Mittal – former EVP Engineering and Architecture who managed the firm’s global engineering enterprise – has been promoted to Chief Technology Officer. Mittal will lead software, quality, network, and systems engineering as well as help drive TT’s overall technology strategy.

Michael Kraines, who served as President and Chief Financial Officer since 2017, has departed from TT for another opportunity.

Tim Geannopulos, Chairman and CEO of TT, said: “Michael was instrumental in driving our business plans forward for the last five years and ensuring TT’s financial strength. We are grateful for him and wish him the best in his new endeavor. Farley, Roger, Guy, and Bharat are long-standing leaders who have proven themselves to our customers, shareholders and employees. In their new roles, they will continue to bring keen domain expertise and experience as we forge ahead with our goals of growth and expansion.”

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