GLOBAL - SecFinex, the online marketplace for securities finance, has appointed John Oddie as CEO and board member.
Oddie has more than 20 years experience in the financial services technology business both on the institutional side, working in major US investment banks, and most recently on the institutional brokerage side at Instinet.
Oddie was CEO of the global equities business at Instinet, the world's largest electronic agency securities broker. He developed the sales, trading, clearing and technology business in both the institutional and professional brokerage sectors.
Oddie also spent three years at Merrill Lynch International as global head of Swaps technology and then head of technology for Europe. Peter Irons, who has served as CEO since SecFinex’ inception, will become vice chairman, a board position.
SecFinex currently has 17 institutional lender, borrower and intermediary users.
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