TraditionDATA has added Jeffrey Maron, New York based, and Jim Swanson, London based, to join the team as global head of product and global vendor relations manager respectively, the firm announced today.
Additionally, Nobuyuki Ikeda has been appointed as a senior business development manager based in Tokyo, TraditionDATA revealed.
Maron joins the group from IHS Markit where he was managing director, responsible for expanding MarkitSERV through new product development via industry partnerships and acquisitions, investments and divestments. Before IHS Markit, Maron held strategic roles at GFI Group, SuperDerivatives, ICAP and Moneyline Telerate.
Swanson joins from Bloomberg where he had a successful two-decade career in various roles including global manager in major accounts content acquisition.
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He was running a team of global account specialists working with top-tier banks, IDBs, central banks, benchmark providers and third party data vendors.
Ikeda brings with him over a decade of experience in financial market data. In his most recent roles, Ikeda has been the regional head of data and analytics in TP ICAP in Japan, as well as the head of Japan, Australia, and Korea at Tullett Prebon Information.
Investing in growth
These three appointments signal a continued commitment to investing in the growth of TraditionDATA, allowing it to expand its business offering and further develop innovative high-quality data products in demand by all market participants, according to TraditionDATA.
“It is becoming increasingly vital that global businesses have access to critical financial market data quickly, consistently and accurately. More so, the old-world approach of unwieldy data packages is no longer suitable to the consumer base. This is something that we are committed to changing,” Scott Fitzpatrick, global head of TraditionDATA, said.
“Jeff brings a tremendous depth of experience in and around the product side of OTC derivatives. He is a great addition to our team and will help us take our business to the next level. Additionally, having Jim come on board to lead our Vendor Relationships team was a crucial move for the business. Jim brings the knowledge and experience to TraditionDATA that will help maximise the potential of our relationships with these key market participants. In Japan, Yuki is already making a difference to the team and we’re very pleased he decided to join and lead our sales efforts in the region. The team we have put together, and our commitment to meeting our customers’ needs as they grow and change, is working for our business and I am excited to see what the next couple of years has in store,” Fitzpatrick added.