big xyt has appointed Philip Barnes as Managing Director, Head of Business Development in the Asia Pacific to further expand the company’s position in the region.
Philip Barnes is an industry veteran with 25 years covering strategy, business development, and new business sales in the APAC region. His network and experience in Asia are key in accelerating the firm’s growth in the region. Former executive positions include Managing Director for the Global Markets at Thomson Financial, Head of Sales at Sungard, Head of Sales at Fidessa, and Head of Global Derivatives Business Development at NYSE Euronext.
Barnes is joining big xyt from Amaggio Partners where he was a Founding Partner and Chief Commercial Officer. There, he established a strategic business development and management consultancy servicing the APAC region. He provided advice and assistance to companies with their core business processes and strategic growth plans, as well as fundraising.
Philip Barnes, Managing Director, Head of Business Development APAC at big xyt, commented: “I’m delighted to join the excellent and highly skilled team at big xyt. I have been watching their rapid growth over the past few years and have been impressed to see the Liquidity Cockpit and TCA (execution analytics) solutions being adopted by leading exchanges and Tier 1 firms across Europe and the US.” He continued “I’m looking forward to driving expansion in the Asia Pacific region and introducing these advanced solutions to my network. I believe big xyt is well-positioned for excellent growth in the years ahead as the leading data analytics and execution analysis solution for the global trading community.”
Robin Mess, CEO and Co-founder of big xyt, said: “I’m pleased to welcome Philip to our team. During his career Phillip has gained invaluable experience in the financial services industry and his Asia Pacific market knowledge and network will be of tremendous value to big xyt as we continue to
Philip Barnes’ appointment for the development of big xyt’s business in the APAC region follows the recent announcement of Jenny Chen’s appointment in New York, USA, to service the North American market.
The company’s tick data analytics platform already covers more than 120 trading venues (including exchanges in Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, and Singapore), across Equities, ETFs, FX, Futures, and Options.
byg xyt provides consistent aggregations of trading volumes, comprehensive analysis, and delivery of results in a customizable format so that venues are able to easily digest information on trading analysis, reducing the complexity and costs of their technology and operational requirements.