Outsourced dealing desk BTON Monetary has appointed a Tradeweb veteran and digital buying and selling knowledgeable to its advisory board as a non-executive director.
Andrew Bernard joins the advisory board at BTON after greater than 17 years with Tradeweb the place he labored in varied senior positions together with managing director, head of Asia and managing director for gross sales.
Previous to Tradeweb, Bernard was a head of European authorities bond gross sales and principal of the worldwide leveraged group for Financial institution of America, and likewise served as director of UK gross sales at Societe Generale.
“The timing couldn’t be higher – the asset administration trade is evolving quickly because of the modifications throughout the funding ecosystem, and with the impression of current occasions,” Bernard commented on his appointment. “Small to mid-tier asset managers particularly will profit from deploying new and efficient know-how, and BTON Monetary makes it easy for asset managers to maneuver forward.”
On the identical time, regulatory knowledgeable and alter administration specialist, Caroline Holmes has been promoted to chief working officer at BTON. Holmes was beforehand head of enterprise improvement, a place she took up in April 2020. In her new function, she will probably be liable for best-execution regulatory compliance.
“[Bernard and Holmes] convey with them the experience and trade information to assist us develop our enterprise,” Dan Shepherd, CEO and co-founder of BTON, mentioned. “Andrew’s pedigree as an trade pioneer, main digital buying and selling capabilities is complemented by Caroline’s regulatory experience and robust buyer understanding, each will probably be invaluable as we scale to fulfill the tempo of trade demand.”