Markit, (Nasdaq: MRKT), a specialist in financial information services, has named sales specialist, David Mallinder, as its Director of Foreign Exchange (FX) Sales with immediate effect, Finance Magnates has learned. Mr. Mallinder originally moved to Markit back in September 2015 as part of the acquisition of Dealhub, along with all other key DealHub staff.
In his new role, Mr. Mallinder will be based out of the group’s London branch, where he will focus on the overall scope of Markit’s FX and eFX sales – he joins Markit after working in a similar role over the past several years.
Prior to landing at Markit, Mr. Mallinder worked at DealHub for over five years as its Head of eFX Business Development. In this capacity, he was responsible for generating new business, increasing existing client account revenue, and ultimately promoting the group’s profile and products across strategic markets worldwide.
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Additional stops also include Eurobase International, having worked in a number of different positions with the company dating back to 2002. This included stints as its Business Development Manager, eFX Business Development Manager, and Treasury & Front Office Systems Senior Consultant, part of a career with the company spanning eight years, according to information made public on his Linkedin profile.
Markit recently made headlines after it announced its latest partnership with CloudMargin, a provider of cloud-based collateral management systems, which saw the integration of Markit’s Portfolio Valuations services.