Leading derivatives industry executive to head Celoxica’s new business development in the US

Leading derivatives industry executive to head Celoxica’s new business development in the US

Chicago, London & New York 17 June 2013 – Celoxica, a leading provider of ultra low latency market data, order entry and pre-trade risk solutions for automated trading firms and brokers, today announced the hire of Diane Saucier, to head its business development in the US.

A leading figure in the financial industry, Diane has spent over 20 years in key roles including 10 years at Trading Technologies International helping to grow their business across futures, options and derivatives markets and building strategic relationships with the major exchanges. Diane is a founding Board Member and Vice President of WILD (Women in Listed Derivatives), an organization which promotes the advancement of women in the derivatives industry and also serves on the Board of Directors and as Treasurer of the Information Technology division of the Futures Industry Association (FIA).

Diane will be based at Celoxica’s Chicago offices and will focus on client expansion, new business revenue generation, partnerships and raising market awareness in the US and in particular with the Chicago Futures and Options community. Her role demonstrates Celoxica’s ongoing commitment to the US and will help accelerate market momentum for Celoxica’s already established ranges of hardware accelerated products for market data, order execution and risk.

“We are pleased and proud to announce that Diane will be joining Celoxica on June 17th,” said Jean Marc Bouhelier, Celoxica’s Chairman and CEO. “Over the last few years Celoxica has quietly built its product set and client base in North America and we believe the time is right to now proactively raise our profile in the trading community. Diane brings a wealth of experience to the role and her appointment reflects Celoxica’s intent to ensure our unique offerings, which deliver deterministic performance, broad market coverage and reductions in infrastructure cost, are understood and we know Diane is the right person to convey that message.”

About Celoxica

Celoxica is a leading provider of hardware accelerated low-footprint, ultra low latency market data, order entry and risk trading solutions for the global financial services industry. Headquartered in the UK with offices in Chicago and New York, Celoxica delivers trading solutions to automated trading firms, banks and brokers seeking to optimize the performance of their trading applications across multiple asset classes in all market conditions, whilst reducing their total cost of ownership.
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Lee Staines, President Celoxica Inc
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Lee.Staines@www.celoxica.com

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