Fidessa group plc (LSE: FDSA) has appointed Ken Archer, a non-executive director of the company, as its newest Chairman of the Remuneration Committee, whose move is tendered with immediate effect, according to a London Stock Exchange (LSE) regulatory filing.
Mr. Archer will be replacing Ron Mackintosh, who will continue to serve on Fidessa’s board as a senior independent non-executive director, as well as a member of the Remuneration, Nominations and Audit Committees.
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In addition to the new role, Mr. Archer also will become a member of the Nominations Committee, whilst remaining a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Archer originally joined Fidessa’s board back in 2014 as a non-executive director. He also has been active on other boards including a role as Chairman of Gresham Computing plc.
Formally he also served as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SmartStream Technologies until 2009. Prior to this he was its President of European Business Development. Additional roles also include senior roles at JPMorgan, Mercantile Information Services, and The Savings Corporation.
Last month, Fidessa named Paul Dex as its newest Business Development Manager for its derivatives business in Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). In his new role as the Business Development Manager, Mr. Dex is based out of Fidessa’s London office, joining Fidessa after a lengthy career in senior sales, market, and product development roles.