LONDON, 15 April 2014. Ullink, global provider of market leading trading technology and connectivity services, today announced that it has hired former NYSE Technologies regional COO Simon McDowell, to support its rapidly growing multi-channel sales organisation. London based, Simon reports to CEO Laurent Useldinger, working closely with the senior management team to drive Ullink’s global, multi asset class growth strategy.
Simon has almost three decades of experience within the Financial Services and Technology sectors and is an accomplished business leader with a proven track record of delivering success. As well as having an in-depth understanding of trading systems and technology, Simon understands how to align cutting-edge technology solutions with client’s commercial needs. Most recently, Simon held positions at NYSE Technologies as COO for the EMEA region and prior to that was a Managing Director at Fidessa PLC, where he was responsible for building focused and successful business units.
Laurent Useldinger, CEO at Ullink comments: “We are excited to have Simon join us as a key decision maker. Ullink is rapidly expanding and by welcoming Simon to the team, we will strengthen our existing skills and resources to help accelerate the company’s global growth potential. Simon has extensive experience in building relationships and processes within our sector and will be instrumental in bringing Ullink’s sales force to the next level.”
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