Fidessa Group plc today made a key appointment to its sell-side business, tapping Jay Biancamano as its newest Head of Equities Product Marketing for the Americas, where he will be based out of New York.
In his new role as the head of equities product marketing – Americas, Mr. Biancamano will be reporting to James Blackburn, Global Head of Equities Product Marketing, managing the group’s strategic sell-side equities product suite.
Prior to landing at Fidessa, Mr. Biancamano founded trading technologies firm, Hoyvin Inc. Additionally, he also has senior executive experience as the CEO of Pipeline Trading, an algorithmic trading venue.
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According to Mark Ames, CEO of Fidessa in the Americas, in a recent statement on the appointment, “Jay is very well known in the industry and has a tremendous track record. His experience will be an invaluable resource in further expanding our business and enhancing our equity-based products as we continue to build out our sell-side business in new market segments in the region.”
“I am looking forward to bringing my knowledge and experience of new product development to Fidessa and its growing client base. As market improvements continue, I will be working to ensure our clients are able to transition to cost-effective yet innovative solutions that will enable them to grow their business,” added Mr. Biancamano in an accompanying statement.
“In doing so, I also hope to provide a strong voice for the brokerage and sell-side community that will help to encourage industry organizations to increase their efforts on market structure improvements to further stimulate growth.”