An encouraging corporate direction within large financial technology firms is the number of ladies in senior positions. Yesterday, Canadian automated trading technology company Embium appointed Janice Robson as CEO, charged with the responsibility of expanding the company’s growth.
Upon assuming this leadership role, Ms. Robson brings with her significant sales and critical strategy experience as the firm sets its sights on expansion to new markets and new industry sectors.
Dr. Peter Metford, Embium’s founder and Chief Technology Officer made a statement on the company’s behalf welcoming Ms. Robson’s posting at the head of the firm: ““Janice’s unique blend of sales, technology, computational mathematics and energy make her the perfect fit for Embium’s ambitious vision and objectives,” he said.
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Ms. Robson is a proven strategically oriented executive, having acquired wide experience with international financial institutions such as SunGard, J.P.Morgan and RBC.
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“I am fortunate to join this exceptional team, and have the opportunity to work with such innovative technology,” said Ms. Robson of her appointment.
“Embium’s cloud-based, highly scalable automation technology provides complete flexibility to our global institutional clients. I look forward to rapidly advancing Embium and its product suite.”
Embium founders including James McInnes, along with Dr. Metford and CFO Ben Bitrolff are unanimous in their support and enthusiasm for the energy, experience and knowledge that Ms. Robson brings to the organization.
Mr. McInnes, formerly Embium’s CEO, has been appointed Head of Strategic Development, where he will continue to participate on new products and service offerings.
Yesterday, Mr. McInnes provided an endorsement for Ms. Robson’s professional capability: “We are thrilled that Janice has joined us at such a significant time. The institutional marketing and sales experience that Janice brings to Embium will be pivotal as she leads us to new markets, opportunities and greater successes” he concluded.