London / New York / Hong Kong ― 13th May 2022 ― Options Technology, the leading Capital Markets services provider, today announced the appointment of Shaun Jackson as Chief Commercial Officer.
Shaun joined Options in April 2021 with two decades of experience in Finance and Commercial management roles. He previously worked at Luxoft, First Data (now Fiserv), and most recently at Fixnetix, where he held Chief Financial Officer and Chief Commercial Officer roles over his eleven-year tenure.
As Chief Commercial Officer, Shaun will serve as the primary point of contact for executing commercial processes and activities, both recurring and project-based, alongside developing and implementing robust, scalable systems to support Options’ continued growth. The Commercial Operations team will focus on all aspects of commercial reporting and pricing activities, ensuring best practice business operations across the organisation.
Danny Moore, Options’ President and CEO, said, “Shaun is an experienced professional in the financial and commercial management space, having held Chief Financial and Chief Commercial Officer positions in Fixnetix. Following Options’ acquisition of Fixnetix, Shaun has demonstrated his expertise and knowledge by enhancing our current procedures and progressing the build of agile, scalable processes that fit into our wider corporate governance strategies.”
Shaun added, “I am delighted to be appointed Chief Commercial Officer, and I’m looking forward to continuing to deliver sustained growth as the No. 1 IT infrastructure provider to global capital markets”.
Today’s news comes as the latest in a series of announcements for Options, including hosting capabilities in Euronext Aruba IT3 Bergamo, VMware Cloud Verified Status in LHC, and the appointment of Marie-Louise Quigg to VP, Account Management.
About Options (www.options-it.com):
Options Technology is the No. 1 provider of IT infrastructure to global Capital Markets firms, supporting their operations and ecosystems.
Founded in 1993, the firm began life as a hedge fund technology services provider. Today, the company provides high-performance managed trading infrastructure and cloud-enabled managed services to over 550 firms globally, providing an agile, scalable platform in an Investment Bank-grade Cybersecurity wrapper.
Options clients include the leading global investment banks, hedge funds, funds of funds, proprietary trading firms, market makers, broker/dealers, private equity houses, and exchanges. With offices in 8 key cities; New York, Toronto, Chicago, London, Belfast, Hong Kong, Singapore, and New Zealand, Options are well placed to service its customers both on-site and remotely.
In 2019, Options secured a significant growth investment from Abry Partners, a Boston-based sector-focused private equity firm. This investment has enabled Options to considerably accelerate its growth strategy to invest further in its technology platform and expand its reach in key financial centres.
Options have been named among the UK’s leading growth companies in the 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, and 2017 Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table.
For more on Options, please visit www.options-it.com, follow us on Twitter at @Options_IT, and visit our LinkedIn page.
About Abry Partners (www.abry.com)
Abry is one of the most experienced and successful sector-focused private equity investment firms in North America. Since its founding in 1989, the firm has completed over $82 billion of leveraged transactions and other private equity or preferred equity placements. Currently, the firm manages over $5.0 billion of capital across its active funds.
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