City Moves for 25 October – Who’s switching jobs at Refinitiv, Ratesetter and GCA Altium?
Today’s City Moves includes Refinitiv, Ratesetter and GCA Altium
Financial markets data platform Refinitiv yesterday announced the appointment of Alex Cesar as its new chief technology officer (CTO). Alex will lead the software engineering teams that build, operate and innovate Refinitiv’s strategic data platforms and the core capabilities and requirements that underpin them. Alex has been at Refinitv for two years, where she spearheaded the growth of the company’s risk business as its global technology head, before moving to lead the technology group driving the build of the Refinitiv Data Platform. Before that, Alex Alex was global leader at Deutsche Bank, after having held leading global positions at a number of banks including JP Morgan, Standard Chartered, Barclays and Morgan Stanley. As a signatory of the Women in Finance Charter, Refinitiv has committed to reaching 40 per cent female representation in senior leadership roles globally by 2020.
Ratesetter, the British peer-to-peer lending platform, has announced the appointment of Martyn Scrivens as non-executive director and chair of the board risk committee. Martyn will join the board on 1 November. Martyn has experience in audit and risk management spanning four decades, including operating at board level in both the private and public sector. He spent five years at Credit Suisse where he was global head of internal audit and prior to that he oversaw group audit functions at Lloyds as group audit director for nine years. Before joining Lloyds, Martyn spent 24 years at international professional services firm Arthur Andersen, including 13 years as partner. Paul Manduca, Ratesetter chairman, said: “Martyn brings extensive leadership experience in risk management, audit and governance and I am delighted to welcome him to the Ratesetter board. Martyn joins at an exciting time, with peer-to-peer becoming a mainstream investment class.”
Global mergers and acquisitions advisory firm GCA Altium has appointed Oliver Vaughan as managing director at its London office. With over 12 years’ experience in the industry, Oliver previously worked at GCA Altium for three years between 2014 and 2017, after which he joined Edenhouse, the UK’s largest independent systems, applications ad products specialist, as chief financial officer. In 2016, Oliver was part of the GCA Altium team that acted as exclusive financial advisor to Edenhouse on securing a minority investment by private equity house ECI Partners. Oliver’s managing director role will see him strengthen GCA Altium’s corporate finance capacity in the business services sector.
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