United Fintech hires Chris Codo as Senior Relationship Manager

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“I am looking forward to leveraging my knowledge and my network to provide asset managers and hedge funds with innovative technology solutions which address some of the pain points they are currently experiencing, helping them to evolve and gain a competitive edge.”

United Fintech has appointed Chris Codo as Senior Relationship Manager of the fintech one-stop-shop for banks, hedge funds and asset managers that was founded by FX industry giant Christian Frahm, who co-founded CFH Clearing (now Finalto).

United Fintech acquires and scales innovative fintech companies in the capital markets space, forming partnerships with the founders of each acquired fintech to optimize their business and works closely with its institutional client base to provide elegant solutions for automating workflows, easing onboarding, delivering efficiencies, and saving costs.

Chris Codo has represented CME Group, FXall, Barclays, Bloomberg LP

Based in London, the new senior relationship manager will leverage his extensive experience in enabling hedge funds and asset managers to focus on selling to his relationships and managing United Fintech’s largest clients.

Chris Codo joins United Fintech from CME Group, where he was Senior Director for seven years, with a focus on selling to hedge funds. Previous roles include Sales Director at FXall, Sales Director at Barclays Capital, Vice President at Lehman Brothers, and Vice President at Bloomberg LP.

“Without doubt one of the most accomplished sales people out there”

Tom Robinson, Partner and Head of Sales at United Fintech, commented: “I have known Chris for over 15 years and he is without doubt one of the most accomplished sales people out there. Chris has a proven track record of hitting revenue targets and deepening the relationships across his extensive network. We are thrilled to have him join United Fintech in a senior role and look forward to seeing him in action!”

Christian Codo, Senior Relationship Manager, said: “I am truly excited to be joining such a forward thinking group of individuals. The United Fintech business model reflects the ambition of the company in providing clients with innovative capital markets solutions in an increasing variety of market segments. I am looking forward to leveraging my knowledge and my network to provide asset managers and hedge funds with innovative technology solutions which address some of the pain points they are currently experiencing, helping them to evolve and gain a competitive edge.”

United Fintech expanded sales team in United States

The firm has recently expanded its team in New York with the appointment of Mitch Vine and Danny Finnerty in order to help grow the fintech’s presence in the United States.

Mitch Vine was appointed Head of New Business Sales in the Americas as the firm eyes further expansion in the region. He joins United Fintech after five years at AlphaDesk, a partnership between London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) and Refinitiv.

His strong track record of software sales to financial institutions also includes four years in sales and business development roles at Eze Software Group, based in London and then in New York.

Danny Finnerty joins United Fintech as a Sales Executive after previously working for SS&C Technologies in New York in a business development role. Both Mitch and Danny will report to Mark Lawrence, Director and Head of Americas at United Fintech.

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