big xyt Secures Gilles Meyruey at Its New Head of Business Development

Meyruey is a team leader who is cooperation oriented, open-minded and deploys innovative solutions.

big xyt announced that it has secured Gilles Meyruey as its new Head of Business Development for Continental Europe, effective immediately.

According to an official press release shared with Finance Magnates, Gilles Meyruey, a financial executive veteran with more than three and a half decades of experience, has been hired by big xyt, an independent smart data and analytics solutions provider to the global trading and investment community, as its new Head of Business Development for Continental Europe.

Meyruey brings extensive experience totalling thirty-five years in Europe. This consists of sales experience to Institutional Investors and expertise in change management, business development and business transformation. Additionally, he is a team leader who is cooperation oriented, open-minded and deploys innovative solutions.

Currently, it is challenging navigating the fragmented markets in the finance industry as individuals require digestible trading analysis information. The big xyt data analytics platform responds by providing clients access to independent, accurate and transparent results, transforming their trading performance and analysis, and reducing the complexity and costs of their technology and operational requirements. Meyruey intends to increase the big xyt footprint in the region.

A Look at Meyruey’s Career in Reverse

Prior to the announcement made by big xyt, Meyruey spent more than twelve years with Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking. Most recently, he served as its Head of Global Execution Services for Continental Europe. Situated in Paris, he managed a team of fifty staff members, provided cash equity and listed derivatives execution to institutional investors, among other duties. Before his promotion, he spent a little over a year as the Deputy Head of GEF Cash & Flow Execution (Paris) from January 2014. Although, he began with the bank in June 2009 as its Head of Global Equity Flow Client Management for Continental Europe, according to his LinkedIn profile.

Before that, SG Securities recruited him as its Pan Europe Equity Salestrader. For close to five years, he managed various French Tier 1 accounts and provided training advice to portfolio managers.

In 2003, he joined Dexia Securities France as its Head of Equity Salestrading. Though the stint was short, he fulfilled the requirements of the role.

Earlier on, Meyruey took on the role of European Equities Salestrader at Exane. He spent approximately two years in the position.

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He also held a similar position at KBC Securities in 1999 as a European Equities Salestrader.

Deutsche Bank benefitted from his experience and skills as a Trader & Primary Dealer. Over four years, he successfully achieved the objectives required of him.

Moreover, he paired up with FERRI SA and became its Head of fixed income markets (Trading & Sales). From 1989 to 1995, he was effective in the role, before moving across to Deutsche Bank.

He began his career as a Bond Trader and Arbitrager at Louis Dreyfus Company in 1986.

Accelerate Our Growth

Commenting on the announcement Robin Mess, the CEO and Co-Founder of big xyt, mentioned: “I’m pleased to welcome Gilles to our global leadership team, which covers EMEA, the Americas and Asia Pacific. The combination of Gilles’ experience with big xyt’s expanding portfolio of analytics solutions will be of tremendous value to the financial services industry, and will enable us to accelerate our growth and to develop our global capabilities across asset classes in partnership with our clients.”

Meyruey stated: “I’m excited to join the talented and highly skilled team at big xyt. I have been watching their success in Europe over the past few years with great interest and have been impressed as their security analytics and execution analytics solutions have evolved and been adopted by global firms including leading exchanges, Tier 1 banks and buy-side clients. I’m looking forward to further driving expansion in Continental Europe and introducing our unique solutions to firms in the region.”


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