Boat Adds Former Liquidnet Executive Per Lovén as Commercial Director

Lovén has joined Boat Services to focus on the firm’s commercial strategy.

Boat Services, a provider of solutions enabling MTFs, SIs and investment firms to comply with transparency obligations which was acquired by Cinnober in 2014, has hired the former Head of International Corporate Strategy at Liquidnet for the newly developed role of Commercial Director.

Per Lovén
Per Lovén

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Per Lovén has spent the last six years at Liquidnet where his focus was to create and deliver corporate strategies for Liquidnet members to help them to achieve best execution.

I believe that he will be incremental towards Boat’s future expansion plans.

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At Boat, Lovén will be focusing on market structure and developing and maintaining the company’s existing customer base whilst leveraging relationships to execute business strategies.

Commenting on the appointment, Jamie Khurshid, CEO of Boat Services, said: “I am very happy that we have been able to take Per on board. Having known him for a number of years, I believe that he will be incremental towards Boat’s future expansion plans.”

Prior to heading up strategy at Liquidnet, Lovén spent over three years at the company in various project management roles and spent over six years at SimCorp as Head of Pre-Sales and a range of other consultancy roles.

Lovén will report to CEO Jamie Khurshid and will be based in Boat’s office in London.

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