Aix-en-Provence-based technology provider, smartTrade announced on Thursday that it has tapped Colin Murphy as its new Chief Revenue Officer. According to the press release, he will handle the company’s global sales teams and drive business growth across its customers’ front.
Murphy, who is based in London, will report to David Vincent, smartTrade’s CEO. Among his tasks include overseeing the revenue-generating activities strategies as per the company’s guidelines. The company pointed out that Murphy’s role is a newly created position that aims to strengthen its capacity to enter the subsequent growth phases.
“Colin’s experience of managing large-scale commercial teams will be invaluable as smartTrade enters its next phase of growth. He will be an important part of the executive team as we focus on corporate strategy and on strengthening our culture of innovation and the continuous enhancement of our customer experience,” Vincent stated about Murphy’s appointment as CRO.
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Former Goldman Sachs Executive
The new technology provider’s executive has a 20-year background in capital markets, including having served quite recently as Global Head of Sales, Optimization for CME Group. According to his LinkedIn profile before his tenure at the firm, Murphy, who earned a deg, worked at Goldman Sachs for over 18 years in several senior management positions, including Managing Director.
“I am incredibly excited to join the smartTrade team as we look to further scale the business. With a strong product offering and exceptional core technology, smartTrade is uniquely positioned to grow. I look forward to serving smartTrade’s clients and further improving the customer experience as we build new innovative products across asset classes,” the new smartTrade CRO said.
Last year, the technology provider announced that the Swiss cantonal bank, Banque Cantonale Vaudoise (BCV) deployed second-level white-labelled FX services powered by smartTrade Technologies to some of their clients. BCV is a leading bank in the canton of Vaud’s for both retail and business customers and one of Switzerland’s top wealth managers.