TORSTONE TECHNOLOGY’S MACK GILL APPOINTED CO-CHAIR OF THE FIX TRADING COMMUNITY GLOBAL POST-TRADE WORKING GROUP
London — 10 January 2020 — Torstone Technology and FIX Trading Community.
Torstone Technology, a leading global provider of post-trade securities and derivatives processing, have today announced that Mack Gill — Chief Operating Officer (COO) and member of the Board of Directors — has been appointed as co-chair of the FIX Trading Community — Post-Trade Working Group.
FIX Trading Community is the non-profit, industry-driven global standards body, that is focused on the continuous development and promotion of the FIX family of standards, including the core FIX Protocol messaging language.
Its Global Post Trade Working Group is tasked with the development and maintenance of a standardised and detailed set of guidelines for a number of different asset classes and workflows.
In FIX’s Post-Trade Working Group, Mack will work alongside fellow co-chair Laurence Jones, Director of post-trade strategy company Traiana, who are a subsidiary of the CME Group.
Commenting on the appointment, Mack said:
“I am delighted to be appointed to co-chair of FIX Trading Community’s Global Post-Trade Working Group and look forward to working alongside Laurence to address real business and regulatory issues impacting multi-asset trading operations in global markets through standardisation, delivering operational efficiency, increased transparency, and reduced costs and risks for all market participants.”
The Post-Trade Working Group co-chair Laurence Jones said:
“Mack brings a wealth of experience leading transformation and development within global financial markets technology.
I look forward to working with him to address the numerous challenges impacting global post-trade processing.”
Mack joined Torstone Technology in 2017. As the firm’s Chief Operating Office (COO), he develops and manages Torstone’s global delivery of operations, professional services, and partnerships. Mack has over 25 years’ experience of working in capital markets technology.
Prior to Torstone, Mack was CEO of MillenniumIT, a leading trading technology company, and a subsidiary of London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG).
— Ends —
About Torstone Technology www.torstonetechnology.com
Torstone is a leading global provider of cross-asset securities and derivatives post-trade processing technology. Torstone’s cloud-based, award-winning platform is fast, flexible and future-proof. It enables global financial firms to reduce their total cost of ownership, achieve greater control, minimise risk, and drive operational efficiency. Combining many decades of investment banking expertise with in-depth global financial market and technology industry knowledge, Torstone offers agile, secure, scalable, and cost-effective solutions.
Torstone Technology is headquartered in London, with offices in New York, Toronto, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Tokyo.