State Street has announced the appointment of Richard Irons as head of sales for Global Exchange in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Based in London, he will report to David Pagliaro, head of Global Exchange, EMEA and will be responsible for developing and executing the sales strategy for Global Exchange’s product capabilities and solutions in EMEA, leading the regional sales team.
Irons has more than 30 years of sales and relationship management experience in financial services and technology; most recently at Fenergo, where he was head of account management and customer support. Prior to this, Irons held senior roles at BISAM, NYSE Technologies, Bloomberg, SunGard Global Trading and Thomson Financial.
“Richard has extensive knowledge of both financial services and technology which will further strengthen our offering in EMEA,” says Pagliaro. “As we continue to develop our growth strategy in the region, Richard’s experience will be instrumental in helping build on the momentum we’ve achieved to date, and significantly contribute to our long-term and successful client partnerships.”