huge xyt appoints APAC enterprise improvement head to assist growth
The market data provider big xyt has commissioned Philip Barnes, an Asia-focused strategy and sales specialist with 25 years of experience, to manage its expansion into the Asia-Pacific region.
Barnes joins Big Xyt as General Manager and Head of Business Development for Asia Pacific, with the role of leveraging his network and expertise to accelerate the growth of the data and analytics platform in the region.
He joins from Amaggio Partners, where he was a founding partner and chief operating officer, responsible for setting up a business development and corporate governance consulting service in the Asia-Pacific region.
Barnes brings 25 years of strategy management experience in Asia to the role, having previously served in APAC-focused business development roles at FIS, Fidessa, NYSE Euronext, Broadridge and Cloud9 Technologies earlier in his career.
“During his career, Phillip has gained valuable experience in the financial services industry and his market knowledge and network in the Asia-Pacific region will be of tremendous value to big xyt as we continue to expand internationally and develop our global capabilities in partnership with our customers.” said Robin Mess, CEO and co-founder of big xyt.
The hiring of Barnes marks the data and analytics provider’s second appointment in support of its global expansion strategy in recent months. In November, big xyt appointed a former executive of Societe Generale Execution Services, Jenny Chen, to head America’s sales operations from New York.
“I’ve watched hers [big xyt] The rapid growth in recent years has shown that Liquidity Cockpit and TCA solutions have been adopted by leading exchanges and tier 1 companies in Europe and the US, ”commented Barnes.