New York, September 19, 2011 - ConvergEx Group, a leading technology company, today announced that Kenneth Byrne has been named the new head of Americas Sales for RealTick, its award-winning global execution platform. Based in ConvergEx's corporate headquarters in New York, he reports to Daniel Rooney, president of ConvergEx's RealTick.
Mr. Byrne joins RealTick from FlexiSphere, a provider of cloud middleware services that he cofounded two years ago. Prior to founding FlexiSphere, he served as an executive vice president at Reuters as well as an executive vice president for Calypso Technologies. Early in his career Mr. Byrne was an index futures trader and marketing executive for the New York Stock Exchange.
"Ken is a seasoned Wall Street veteran who joins at a time when RealTick is experiencing a tremendous amount of growth," said Stuart Breslow, chief executive officer of ConvergEx's RealTick. "Ken will play an integral role in helping to identify revenue synergies between RealTick and other ConvergEx businesses. We are thrilled to have him join the team."
RealTick is the industry's premier global multi-Broker, multi-asset class trading platform. RealTick's ease of use, unsurpassed flexibility and fully configurable trader experience delivers intuitively integrated analysis, execution and evaluation solutions which provide the opportunity for improved trading performance and investment profitability.
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About ConvergEx Group
ConvergEx Group is a leading technology company providing mission-critical proprietary software products and technology-enabled services to asset managers and financial intermediaries globally. Its products and services span the investment life cycle and are designed to enable customers to achieve improved results through operational and workflow efficiencies, execution and analytical tools and highly personalized service. The firm serves customers accessing over 100 global markets. Formed in 2006, the firm has over 1,200 employees in 22 locations throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa.
BNY ConvergEx Group, LLC is comprised of the following businesses: BNY ConvergEx Execution Solutions LLC (member NYSE/FINRA/SIPC), LiquidPoint, LLC (member CBOE/SIPC); Eze Castle Transaction Services LLC (member FINRA/SIPC); Westminster Research Associates LLC (member FINRA/SIPC); G-Trade Services LLC (member FINRA/SIPC); NorthPoint Trading Partners, LLC (member FINRA/SIPC); Eze Castle Software LLC, RealTick LLC and ConvergEx Research Solutions LLC, of which Jaywalk, Cogent Consulting and LDB are divisions. Additional information is available at www.convergex.com.