Transaction cost analysis specialist LiquidMetrix has hired a new director of trading and analytics to develop its trading and best execution analysis services.
Chris Sparrow joins the firm from TMX where he introduced and developed market structure analysis for the exchange operator as head of equity market structure.
Prior to TMX, Sparrow held several senior positions at financial services institutions like ITG, Liquidnet and Royal Bank of Canada as well as consulting to regulatory bodies and buy-side firms in Canada.
Henry Yegerman, head of global sales at LiquidMetrix, said Sparrow will play a key role as its next generation trading analytics are rolled out to clients.
Managing director at LiquidMetrix’s parent company Strategic Insight, Tony White, added he has extensive knowledge of the challenges facing clients.
“His hiring demonstrates our commitment to delivering innovative solutions to our growing client base both in North America and globally.”