Dex joins Fidessa to head up derivatives development

Paul Dex, who previously held senior roles at LIFFE and BNY Mellon, joins Fidessa to front its derivatives business development.

Technology provider Fidessa has appointed Paul Dex as Business Development Manager for its EMEA derivatives business.

Dex has held a number of senior roles in derivatives, most recently as managing director of financial product development at BNY Mellon.

He also spent a total of 10 years at London derivatives exchange LIFFE, where he eventually rose to run its European sales operation. He has also held key roles at SEB Futures and RBS Futures.

Commenting on the appointment, Justin Llewellyn-Jones, Global Head of Derivatives at Fidessa, said: “With a growing number of customers recognising the value we bring in simplifying their workflows, Fidessa is dedicated to providing them with the advanced execution capabilities they need to operate in today’s highly complex derivatives markets. We’re really pleased to have Paul on board and this strategic hire is further demonstration of our commitment to investing in the highest levels of expertise across our derivatives business.”

Fidessa’s trading platform for futures and options is delivered as a fully-hosted and managed service, scaling from regional to global implementation with connectivity to all major trading venues, buy-side firms and brokers.