London-listed financial cloud infrastructure provider Beeks Financial Cloud has on-boarded Des Peck as its new Commercial Director. Joining Beeks from Object Trading, Peck will be responsible for the Sales and Marketing teams, with are focused on expanding business opportunities. His role will be key to align the company’s technology innovations with the specific needs of buy and sell side clients.
Commenting on his appointment, Des Peck stated, “Beeks’ innovation in the provision of specialised cloud computing and connectivity solutions positions it at the forefront of the IaaS market for automated trading. Following the company’s recent expansion into Equities, Fixed Income and Cryptocurrencies, I am delighted to be joining the team at this time of exciting growth.”
While at Object Trading, Des ran sales efforts which helped drive demand for the company’s Managed Platform offering. He was hired as head of European Sales be later promoted to run the global Sales
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Doubled client base by working with Exchanges and Brokers to promote Object Trading’s capabilities. He ran a successful account management approach growing the existing revenue stream with 66% growth from the existing client base.
During his tenure at Object Trading, the company’s client base more than doubled and its platform offering expanded into new geographies across Asia Pacific and Europe.
Prior to Object Trading, Des was at TMX Atrium, running business development and marketing, and before that at Radianz, where he held a range of senior manager positions across Account Management, Engineering and Product roles between 2000 and 2007. Des has an MSc in Telecommunications, a BEng in Electronics and is a Chartered Engineer as well as a post-graduate of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
Gordon McArthur, CEO of Beeks Financial Cloud, commented, “We are very excited to have Des join the Beeks Financial Services team. He is an exceptional executive who can develop and apply technology to create business benefit for his clients. The breadth and depth of skills and knowledge that he brings from his experience in the financial services industry will be invaluable to market participants building unique services and trading strategies upon the Beeks Financial Cloud.”