DealHub (Option Computers) has added to its senior management team with the appointments of Nick de Smith as head of development and Mark Marston as business manager, interbank and prime brokerage services.
De Smith joins from RAB Capital where he was head of IT and oversaw a rapid build-out of low-latency trading operations. He also held a senior role in the architecture and development of NYSE Euronext’s Connect derivatives trading platform.
Peter Kriskinans, DealHub CEO, says, “Nick’s appointment comes at a critical point for DealHub. As we expand our services and our customer base, we are focused on building out the DealHub product range as a unified platform for growth and innovation. To deliver on our vision, we need development leadership of the highest calibre.”
Marston was previously a technical sales team leader at Thomson Reuters, with a focus on prime brokerage and API services.
DealHub COO Chris Leaver, says, “Mark brings many years of experience and a fresh perspective to our core interbank business. He will be working with our clients to build low latency, high performance trading architectures using DealHub’s unique range of flexible components that span the complete trading workflow.”