Trade surveillance and risk management software provider Eventus Systems has announced the appointment of Perry Barth as chief financial officer (CFO), Dan Burton as vice president of engineering, Nolan Schiff as director of relationship management and Sharad Kumar as sales engineer.

Barth and Burton will be based in Austin, Texas, reporting to Eventus CEO Travis Schwab. Schiff and Kumar will operate out of Chicago, reporting respectively to Jeff Bell, Eventus president, and Scott Schroeder, global head of sales.

In February, Eventus announced completion of a $10.5 million Series A funding round enabling it to grow its staff globally, along with enhancing its technology. In March the firm began appointments to senior roles and established its first presence in Europe.

Barth joins after four years as vice president and CFO for Alchemy Systems, a software-as-a-service firm focused on employee safety training. Burton was most recently managing director, development for proprietary trading firm DRW, he joined there in 2017 and led a team of software developers in developing, maintaining and enhancing one of the firm’s trading systems and related internal tools. Previously, he spent more than eight years at RGM Advisors before its acquisition by DRW, first as product manager and then as managing director, development.

Schiff spent the past seven years at INTL FCStone in Chicago, initially as product manager and later as director of product/enterprise data. In those roles, he designed and launched a post-transaction messaging hub, new reporting solutions for use by senior leadership and introduced new technology to achieve cost savings. From 2005 to 2012, Schiff was division director, managed foreign exchange for Peregrine Financial Group, he also served as vice president of foreign exchange for Refco FX Associates and for R.J. O’Brien & Associates.

Kumar, meanwhile, joins from communications software firm Telnyx, where he was director of vendor relations.

“These key hires will be critical in support of the rapid growth we’ve already seen and will help drive our aggressive expansion plans for 2020 and beyond throughout the Americas, EMEA and Asia,” says Schwab. “ We cover more than 100 markets worldwide across virtually every asset class, and our clients depend on us now more than ever to ensure their trade surveillance and risk management solution continues to operate robustly and seamlessly. Bringing on this additional talent will help us continue to meet our clients’ high expectations and execute on our strategic growth plans. Perry, Dan, Nolan and Sharad all bring a wealth of outstanding experience and relationships, and they’ll each play important roles as we scale up the organisation.”

Colin Lambert

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