Acuity Trading announced on Wednesday that it has named Arissa Ames as its new Account Manager, effective from March 2021.
According to a press release shared with Finance Magnates, Arissa Ames, a sales consultant experienced in B2B space, financial, banking and professional services, has been appointed by Acuity Trading, a financial technology company, to be its new Account Manager. She will drive its growth and support its clients in delivering an ever-evolving innovative and intuitive suite of alternative data and AI trading tools.
Located in London, Ames brings more than eight years of consultative sales experience spanning within the B2B space. She has experience in selling multiplatform solutions from advertising sales, online, business intelligence, sponsorship to events across international markets, according to her LinkedIn profile.
Reviewing Ames Professional Background
Before she joined Acuity Trading, Ames served Euromonitor International as a Business Development Executive. Although she stayed with the organisation for only six months, her success in the position contributed to her current progression.
Earlier to Ames contribution to Euromonitor International, Informa Markets utilised her skills initially in sales over three and a half years. She was an Account Manager of the Care Show; Business Development Manager of the Facilities Show; and Head of Intelligent Building Europe. Later in mid-2019, she received a promotion and took on the additional role of Business Development Manager where she triumphed over the next year.
Prior to working at Informa Markets, Ames worked as an Account Manager at UBM plc. Over three and a half years, she accomplished the duties of the post.
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In September 2015, Haymarkets Media Group acquired Ames as a Senior Sales Executive – Third Sector where she spent sixteen months.
At Mark Allen Group, Ames began her career as a Sales Executive. Hired in March 2013, she progressed quickly in three different roles: Senior Sales Executive of Nursery World & Education; Commercial Manager of Veterinary, Equine & Dental; and Recruitment Sales Executive of Nursery World & Education
Strategy for Future Success
Reflecting back on the last year, Acuity Trading has experienced its busiest time in growth and development. Recently, it appropriated the fintech technical analysis company, Signal Centre. Recently, the 2021 Technical Analyst Awards decorated it with the Best AI Data provider award.
Due to expansion, Acuity has made new hires recently, including Vladislav Novopoltsev and Gustavo Avalos who joined in 2020. The recruitment of Ames falls in line with this growth as we see from the CEO’s comments.
Andrew Lane, CEO of Acuity Trading, commented: “We’re expanding our operations and product offerings at a rapid pace. In order to sustain our growth and to thrive even further, we will continue to invest in our company’s structure and in the professional development of our existing team. Recruiting top talent plays a huge role in our strategy for future success and we are delighted to welcome Arissa to our already diverse team.”
“In what’s been a tough year for so many companies, I’m so pleased to have the opportunity to join Acuity Trading, and I look forward to supporting Acuity’s current and future clients in achieving their objectives through the use of Acuity’s great range of products. I was really impressed with Acuity’s focus on innovation, their rapid growth and their ambitious plans for the future. To join a company where there is so much energy and market opportunity is really exciting,” Ames stated.