IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a comprehensive provider of information, analytics and financial markets solutions, has appointed Jane Hamilton as the newest component of its foreign exchange (FX) business development team, according to an IHS Markit statement.
In her new role at IHS Markit, Ms. Hamilton will work as its Managing Director of Business Development for FX. In this capacity she will be tasked with expanding Markit’s suite of FX services and software, which includes its recently launched services for trade affirmation, managing FX options, clearing, and regulatory reporting.
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She joins IHS Markit from ICAP, having worked as its Director of Strategic Alliances for Traiana for over eight years. Additionally, she has held senior level roles at Thomson Reuters dating back to 2004, developing an expertise in FX market technology and services, as well as prime brokerage.
According to Brad Levy, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MarkitSERV and Global Head of Loans at IHS Markit, in a recent statement on the appointment: “FX is a growth area for Markit and we are investing significantly in people and systems to deliver the innovative solutions our customers demand.”
“Jane’s extensive experience in alliance management, product management and trading along with her large network will help us work in partnership banks, asset managers and others to design the technology that will lead the next wave of automation in FX,” he added.