Etrading Software makes senior hires as it expands managed services offering

New hires join from Goldman Sachs and NatWest Markets as Etrading Software makes senior appointments to its team in London.

Trading technology provider Etrading Software has made efforts to boost its global reach with three senior appointments in London and the addition of a new operational layer in Asia.  

James Haskell and David Lane have joined Etrading Software as business operations officer and technical operations officer respectively, and Will Palmer has been promoted from global head of IT to chief information security officer.   

Haskell has departed Goldman Sachs after more than 13 years, most recently leading client strategy and execution for the investment bank, to join the managed services provider in the newly-create role. As business operations officer, Haskell will take charge of the day-to-day operations at Etrading Software.

Lane joins the Etrading Software from NatWest Markets, and has previously worked at RBS global banking and markets and ABN AMRO. He has more than 20 years’ experience in tier one investment banking and derivatives exchange trading, including supporting firms with technology strategies and risk frameworks.

Palmer has been with Etrading Software for more than four years, leading the vendor’s IT operations. As chief security and information officer, Palmer will focus on client onboarding, service improvements and team delivery to build a security strategy for the firm.

The latest appointments come as Etrading Software targets expansion of its outsourced services delivery to Europe and Asia amid increased demand from financial institutions. In Asia, Etrading Software has expanded its offering to include full-service design, build, operate model for Etrading Software clients, with 24×7 operations capabilities for real-time services. 

“Our offices in Manilla have been long established as a centre for excellence, and we are seeing increased interest from the market place to utilise our outsourced services model,” said Sassan Danesh, managing partner at Etrading Software.