Former execution services head at Societe Generale joins big xyt

Jenny Chen joins big xyt as head of sales for the Americas after previously spending eight years as head of global execution services at Societe Generale.   

Market data provider big xyt has appointed a former Societe Generale execution services executive to head up its sales operations for the Americas in New York.  

Jenny Chen joins big xyt as managing director and head of sales for the Americas from Societe Generale where she was head of global execution services overseeing global execution for program trading, electronic trading, cash equities, ETF, and future for eight years.  

According to Chen’s LinkedIn profile, she departed Societe Generale in May 2019 before joining New York-based FinTech and data specialist idaciti in May this year for three months as chief revenue officer.

At big xyt, she will be responsible for accelerating growth in the US and supporting clients in leveraging big xyt solutions to transform their trading performance and analysis. 

Previously in her career, Chen formerly worked at Goldman Sachs as vice president for global portfolio trading for seven years and as a global portfolio trading analyst for UBS.  

“I’m delighted to join the highly skilled and professional team at big xyt. There is great focus on client service at big xyt in terms of tailoring its solutions to the needs of individual client segments, which is integral to their approach and success,” commented Chen on her appointment.  

“I’m looking forward to implementing big xyt’s data analytics and TCA products to a broader set of US industry participants, providing them with increased market structure information to support and transform their trading decisions with higher performance.” 

News of Chen’s hiring follows big xyt’s onboarding of Societe Generale Luxembourg to its advanced execution and transaction cost analysis platform in June. Earlier this year in April, pan-European exchange Aquis also became the latest company to implement the Liquidity Cockpit to support market structure analytics 

“Over the past six years, we have been increasing our footprint in the global community, and Jenny’s appointment will significantly accelerate our growth and perception as a global firm,” said Robin Mess, big xyt chief executive.