BlackRock’s Aladdin selects former FlexTrade buy-side OMS specialist for solutions engineering role

Incoming individual had been with FlexTrade for a year, after joining in 2022 from Bloomberg where he had also been in a buy-side OMS role.

BlackRock has selected a former FlexTrade order management system pre-sales specialist for a solutions engineering role on its flagship Aladdin platform.

According to an update on his social media, Federico Grasso has joined BlackRock’s Aladdin as vice president in engineering solutions after spending the last year at FlexTrade, in a pre-sales role for its buy-side order management system business, FlexONE.

Grasso joined FlexTrade last year after three and a half years at Bloomberg, also with a buy-side OMS focus, most recently serving as an account manager for its AIM solution.

Previously he also served across ANIMA Asset Management and Mediobanca.