Cinnober appoints new CTO and Head of Sales

CinnoberCinnober, a Stockholm-based FinTech firm supplier to marketplaces and clearinghouses, has announced the appointment of Hans Sjöberg as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to lead the product organization within Cinnober, including DevOps, product architects as well as research and technology.
The previous CTO, co-founder Peter Lenti, remCinnoberains in the compnany as a senior technology architect and advisor.
Hans Sjöberg is an industry veteran whose experience encompasses various developer roles at investment banks such as Lehman Brothers and Nomura. He joined Cinnober when the company acquired Nomura’s Swedish technology development subsidiary, in 2012. At Cinnober, he was also technical project manager and solutions architect in high profile projects such as the delivery of LME Clear’s real-time clearing system and a new cross-asset risk solution for Japan Exchange Group (JPX).
Sjöberg commented: “As an independent fintech firm, we play an important role in a highly interconnected global industry in need of innovative technology. With the current high pace of technical development and new possibilities arising, I look forward to leading Cinnober’s technology operation to ensure that we continue to offer cutting-edge solutions that support our customers’ need for efficient and competitive operations.”
Veronica Augustsson, Chief Executive Officer of Cinnober
Veronica Augustsson, CEO of Cinnober

In addition, Taraneh Derayati was appointed new Head of Sales to lead sales of Cinnober’s exchange and real-time clearing technology to market operators and clearinghouses globally. Derayati joined the company in 2009 as business analyst and project manager, and has led several large client acquisition projects.  Most recently she was in charge of delivering Cinnober’s real-time clearing system to JPX which went live in February this year.

Ulf Axman, previous Head of Sales at Cinnober, will remain in the company in a senior sales advisory role.
“I look forward to taking on this role in these exciting times for our industry. Cinnober has a very strong track record of supporting trading and clearing venues with contemporary, robust, and flexible solutions, and I believe that we are well positioned to continue leading the technological transformation of the finance industry with efficient real-time solutions”, said Taraneh Derayati.
Veronica Augustsson, Chief Executive Officer of Cinnober, said: “These appointments are part of our succession plan and it is great to be able to promote in-house talent. Taraneh and Hans both have a deep understanding of our market and our customers’ day-to-day business, challenges, and needs; and I am very happy to have them onboard in these important positions. Their predecessors will remain in the company as senior executives and advisors, which will enable us to continue successfully servicing our customers.”