Seasoned financial technology executive, Urs Rutschmann has joined real-time market information and electronic trading solutions provider Infront in the capacity of Chief Operating Officer (COO), the firm has announced today.
Mr. Rutschmann, who assumes his position with immediate effect, will be charged with the responsibility of broadening the expansion of the company along with managing all operational aspects of the Infront business including strategy, sales, marketing, product development and client services.
Having previously served in the same capacity at Tbricks, Mr. Rutschmann’s career on the operational side of trading and market-making solutions firms spans 20 years. Prior to his four year tenure at Tbricks, he spent 5 years at Actant, where he was responsible for establishing product strategy, building the organizational structure and took a key role in the re-engineering of the company’s key processes. As CEO, Mr. Rutschmann served as a member of the board of directors.
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Prior to his stint at automated quote management systems firm Actant, Mr. Rutschmann led sales and marketing at SunGard Front Arena and served as COO at SunGard Business Integration.
“Urs’ long experience from the financial technology industry and his proven ability to successfully grow businesses makes him a perfect fit for Infront,” stated Infront CEO, Kristian Nesbak in a corporate statement today. “We look forward to working with Urs as we enter a new phase of expansion.” he concluded.
“I’m thrilled to join Infront at this exciting stage,” enthused Mr. Rutschmann. “With a leadership position in the Nordic market, a flexible technology platform proven by industry leaders and a highly talented and experienced team, Infront is poised for growth. I look forward to guiding the Infront business to its full potential.”