Netik, the provider of financial data creation, management and distribution services and solutionsm has launched an investment push in the Delta One space with the recruitment of a new team to its Delta One index and ETF data division.
Bernie Thurston joins to lead the Delta One data business, together with Giles Sarton who heads up global Delta One sales, bringing with them two decades of expertise in the index and ETF space from Markit's equities division. Both will be based in Netik's London office.
Joining Thurston and Sarton in London are Femi Orangun and Mark Frost, both of whom have joined the Delta One technology team, focused on the development of the platform, tools and database.
Orangun spent over six years designing and implementing solutions for the index and ETF data aggregation platform at Markit, while Frost brings with him 15 years of banking IT experience from Goldman Sachs, including infrastructure, front- and back-office roles.
In New York, Paul Tompkins joins Netik to lead the Delta One technology team bringing his experience of building Delta One trading applications from Deutsche Bank and Macquarie.
In addition, Brad Diamond also joins the New York office, to focus on Americas Delta One sales, reporting to Sarton. Prior to joining Netik, Diamond was senior sales director for 12 years with Standard & Poor's.
The Delta One team spans technology, product management and sales across Netik's three key regional centers of New York, London and its recently opened Hong Kong business.